They also engaged in laundering about $3.8 million in drug proceeds, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. As a part of his plea agreement with federal prosecutors, Peila admitted traveling from Utah to Las Vegas to pick up the oxycodone pills for distribution in Utah.
“Peila clearly engaged in distributor activity throughout the Salt Lake Valley and elsewhere. He engaged persons inside (more…)
A woman who helped undercover federal agents infiltrate the drug trafficking organization of a Las Vegas physician was sentenced to a brief stint in prison Wednesday.
Millicent Epino, 39, a former health care marketing assistant and a mother of three children, was ordered to spend six months behind bars and six months of home confinement on a charge of conspiracy to distribute (more…)
A Boston man arrested in 2011 and charged with trafficking at least $30,000 worth of oxycodone pills was found guilty on Thursday, March 5, according to statement from the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office.
The 27-year-old Steven Marcelin was originally nabbed in Woburn.
Authorities say they were tipped off in October of 2011 by members of the U.S. Postal Service who had become wary (more…)