|Published: 10:40 PM, 09/06/2013
||Last updated: 10:41 PM, 09/06/2013
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
Carroll Owenby, 45, of Newport, Tenn., was sentenced on September 5, 2013, to
serve 135 months in prison, by the Honorable Leon Jordan, U.S. District
Owenby pleaded guilty to a March 2013 federal indictment charging
him and nine others with conspiracy to distribute oxycodone.
Additionally, Owenby pleaded guilty to a separate federal indictment, filed in
May 2013, charging him with threatening to retaliate against a witness.
The conspiracy for
which Owenby was convicted of being a part, involved conspirators obtaining
prescriptions for oxycodone from various pain clinics and physicians across the
state of Tennessee and then redistributing the drug in the Eastern District of
Tennessee. Owenby admitted that he obtained 5,718 total dose units
(totaling 176,240 milligrams) of oxycodone from multiple physicians.
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