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UPDATE: Putnam County Man Sentenced on Federal Drug Charge

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 9/17/13
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) --A Putnam County man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for selling prescription painkillers.

Terry Lee Hagan, 50, of Culloden, was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Huntington.

In August, Hagan pleaded guilty to distribution of oxycodone.

Federal prosecutors say that in May 2012, Hagan sold 6 oxycodone pills to a confidential informant for $225 at his residence in Culloden.

Hagan admitted that he was responsible for numerous other illegal oxycodone distribution transactions.

Federal prosecutors say his extensive criminal record, and his history of numerous drug sales combined to produce the sentence.

Hagan was previously convicted of five felonies in Cuyahoga County, Ohio.



ORIGINAL STORY 2/13/13
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A federal grand jury has indicted a Putnam County man on oxycodone and heroin distribution charges, and being a felon in possession of a firearm.

According to a nine-count indictment, Terry Lee Hagan, 49, of Culloden allegedly conspired with known individuals to distribute oxycodone from January 2012 until August 2012.

The indictment also alleges that Kent distributed heroin on Aug. 6, 2012 and on Feb. 5, 2013.

The gun charge is the result of five felony convictions out of Cuyahoga County, Ohio.

If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine.


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