Federal transfer center inmate charged with possession of Suboxone with intent to distribute | USAO-WDOK

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OKLAHOMA CITY – OSHAY JONES30, of Virginia, was indicted earlier this week by a federal grand jury in Oklahoma City for possession of buprenorphine (Suboxone) with intent to distribute, while an inmate in the custody of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, the U.S. Attorney Robert J. Troester of the Western District of Oklahoma.

On May 17, 2022, a federal grand jury in the Western District of Oklahoma returned a two-count indictment against Jones. The indictment alleges that on April 14, 2022, Jones, an inmate at the Oklahoma City Federal Transfer Center, knowingly possessed buprenorphine (Suboxone) with intent to distribute it. Count 1 charges Jones with possession of a contraband (Suboxone) and Count 2 charges Jones with possession of buprenorphine (Suboxone) with intent to distribute.

If convicted on Count 1, Jones faces up to five years in prison and three years of probation. If convicted on Count 2, Jones faces up to ten years in prison and three years of probation.

The case is being investigated by the Oklahoma City Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Assistant US Attorney Ashley Altshuler is prosecuting the case.

The public is reminded that these charges are only allegations and that the accused is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. Reference is made to public records for further information.

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