New Jersey dental assistant sentenced to 19 months for selling 1K oxycodone pills

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A New Jersey dental assistant was sentenced to 19 months in prison on June 17 for distributing more than 1,000 oxycodone pills to a confidential informant, according to NJ.com.

Nancy Ayres, 44, has worked as a dental assistant at offices in Pennsylvania and Delaware. Since 2017, she has received prescriptions for oxycodone from at least three different medical professionals.

Ms. Ayres first met a confidential information in March 2018 when she sold the informant 303 oxycodone pills. In April 2018, she sold the informant 298 pills. Then in May the informant purchased 311 oxycodone pills from Ms. Ayres.

Between April and June 2018, Ms. Ayres sold the confidential informant 1,044 oxycodone pills.

Ms. Ayres pleaded guilty to one count of distributing and possessing with the intent to distribute oxycodone in February. Along with her prison sentence, she was ordered to serve three years of supervised release.

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