PEORIA (25News Now) – A LeRoy man was sentenced Thursday to 30 months in federal prison for theft of medical products and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.
According to a Department of Justice release, while employed as a pharmacy technician, Issac Jackson, 29, stole hydrocodone, alprazolam, and promethazine with codeine before selling it illegally, as revealed by court documents.
At his sentencing hearing, Jackson was found responsible for diverting over 28,000 hydrocodone pills from the medical chain of supply to the illicit drug market.
He was indicted in October 2021 and pleaded guilty November 2022.
The statutory penalties for theft of medical products are up to 15 years’ imprisonment, up to a $250,000 fine, and up to three years of supervised release. The statutory penalties for possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute are up to 20 years’ imprisonment, up to a $1,000,000 fine, and up to a life term of supervised release.
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