ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Federal felony drug charges for distribution of hydromorphone in the form of Dilaudid pills – 21 USC 841 (Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance) and 21 USC 846 (Conspiracy to Distribute) – with a sentencing guidelines range of 37 to 46 months of incarceration. The United States Attorney argued for 35 months of incarceration. Final judgement resulted in only 27 months of incarceration with recommendation for the RDAP drug program which would result in a 12-month early release (with other sentencing conditions). Related Oxycodone / Oxy pill charges were dropped.
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