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Kingsport man charged for role in oxycodone ring in Sullivan County - TriCities.com: News

Kingsport man charged for role in oxycodone ring in Sullivan County

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Posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 6:06 pm | Updated: 6:15 pm, Tue Mar 4, 2014.

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – A man was sentenced Monday for his role in a multi-state operation that funneled illegal oxycodone supplies into Sullivan County, federal court officials reported.

Dustin Patrick “Wiener” Wilcox, 32, of Kingsport, Tenn., will serve 22 years in prison as head of the trafficking ring that involved 16 other individuals bringing an estimated 14,000 oxycodone pain pills into the county from Michigan, Florida and Georgia, U.S. Attorney William Killian said in a report.

Wilcox also admitted to sending numerous money transfers to co-conspirators in Detroit, Michigan, the information said.

Michael Lelon Sharp, 50, of Blountville, Tenn., was convicted and sentenced to 6 years in prison in January for his role in the ring, the court reported.

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