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Princeton man admits to selling illegal pain pills

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BLUEFIELD, WV (WVVA) -

A Princeton man faces up to 20 years in federal prison for dealing illegal pain pills.

Jerome Brown, 45, entered a guilty plea on Tuesday to distribution of hydromorphone.

According to U.S. Attorney Michael Stuart, Brown admitted to selling the prescription narcotic on two separate occasions to a confidential informant in Bluefield. The transactions occurred on August 17, 2016 and August 22, 2016. 

A sentencing hearing for Brown is scheduled for August 28.

The Southern Regional Drug and Violent Crime Task Force handled the investigation.

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