LAS VEGAS — A major Oregon drug prosecution resulted Tuesday in a lengthy federal prison sentence for a Las Vegas man who pled guilty to conspiracy charges of distributing oxycodone, laundering drug proceeds and violating the travel act, the Jusitce Department said.
Kingsley Iyare Osemwengie, 27, was sentenced by U.S. District Senior Judge Ancer Haggerty in Portland, Ore., to 17 1/2 years in (more…)
Kingsley Osemwengie fell into the fast-lane trappings of Las Vegas, scoring big as a kingpin of a coast-to-coast crime ring that sold pain pills in a dozen states. His was a jetsetting life of call girls and drug couriers, Bentleys and bling.
But Monday, the 27-year-old defendant shuffled out of a Portland courtroom in cuffs and leg chains, headed for a long (more…)
A Vancouver man was one of 18 defendants from four states sentenced to prison in one of the largest oxycodone-trafficking conspiracies prosecuted in the U.S.
Hung Van Pham, 32, is serving 27 months in prison — one of the shortest sentences among the 18 defendants. The final defendant, Kingsley Iyare Osemwengie, 27, of (more…)