CHARLESTON MAN INDICTED Charleston Man Indicted On Illegal Prescription Drugs Charge
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Sep. 20, 2012 2:41 PM EDT
Updated: Sep. 20, 2012 2:46 PM EDT
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, Kanawha County
, West Virginia
A Charleston man was indicted by a federal grand jury for illegal possession and distribution of prescription drugs.
Maurice Minter, 26, allegedly distributed a quantity of oxycodone on Aug. 1, 2011, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. The indictment also alleges that on Aug, 5, 2011, Minter distributed a quantity of oxymorphone, also known as "Opana." A third count in the indictment alleges that on Aug. 5, 2011, Minter possessed with intent to distribute a quantity of oxycodone and oxymorphone.
The investigation was conducted by the Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Network Team. Assistant United States Attorney Haley Bunn is in charge of the prosecution.
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