Man admits to selling oxycodone, faces up to 20 years incarceration

MORGANTOWN — Robert Brown, of Detroit, admitted to selling oxycodone, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell said Tuesday.

Brown, also known as “Pooh,” 24, pleaded guilty to one count of aiding and abetting distribution of oxycodone and admitted to selling oxycodone in Monongalia County in October 2015.

Brown faces up to 20 years incarceration and a fine of up to $1,000,000.

The investigation was funded by the federal Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force Program (OCDETF).

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda E. Wesley is prosecuting the case on behalf of the government. The Mon Valley Drug and Violent Crime Drug Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, led the investigation.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.

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