Local USPS employee sentenced for distribution of Oxycodone – WHAS 11.com (subscription)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) — A United States Postal Service highway contract worker has been sentenced to 33 months in federal prison for theft of mail and distribution of Oxycodone.

According to a news release by the U.S. Attorney’s Office Joshua Salsman, 32, was arrested on July 5, 2012 following an investigation into numerous mailed letter containing gift cards and prescription drugs that (more…)

Florida man convicted on Oxycodone scheme – WDRB

LOUISVILLE, KY. (WDRB) — A Florida man has been convicted in Christian Co., Ky. in a scheme to mail Oxycodone from Florida to Kentucky.  27-year-old Peter Nibert was found guilty of conspiracy to traffic in a controlled substance.

Two Hopkinsville, KY. residents, 24-year-old Cary Alder and 26-year-old Scotty Highsmith, were sentenced for their roles in the pill trafficking scheme.  Adler received ten years and Highsmith (more…)