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Las Vegas Man Convicted Of Distributing Oxycodone

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Nevada

LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Following a two-day jury trial, a Las Vegas resident was convicted of distributing large quantities of Oxycodone pills, announced U.S. Attorney Nicholas A. Trutanich for the District of Nevada and Assistant Special Agent in Charge Daniel W. Neill for the DEA Las Vegas office.

Damien Norris, 39, was found guilty of distributing Oxycodone, a Schedule II opioid. United States District Judge Jennifer A. Dorsey scheduled sentencing for June 24, 2019. The maximum statutory penalty is 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.

According to evidence presented at trial, Norris trafficked large quantities of Oxycodone in Las Vegas. He sold Oxycodone to an individual who made bi-weekly trips from Arizona for the purpose of purchasing pills from Norris. On February 23, 2107, Norris sold approximately 900 30mg oxycodone pills for $15,300.

The case was investigated by the DEA. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brian Whang is prosecuting the case.


Updated March 21, 2019

Drug Trafficking