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Mansfielder charged with conspiracy to distribute oxycodone

Story By: Brigitte Coles



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  Original Published: 9/13/2013

A Mansfield man has been charged with conspiracy to mail oxycodone pills. Myron D. Black, 44, was indicted along with Chauncey L. Ransom, 49, of Inglewood, California, and Victor Hageman, 45, of Euclid, Ohio, in a conspiracy to distribute nearly 3,000 oxycodone pills. According to the indictment, the conspiracy occurred between August 2012 and April 2013. Authorities say Ransom mailed the pills from California to Black and Hageman in Ohio via the U.S. Postal Service Express Mail. Black and Hageman in returned received money for accepting the mail. Black was arrested in April in Mansfield during a covert operation by METRICH. Authorities confiscated more than 1,000 oxycodone pills valued at $30,000. Black was already on federal parole for drug related charges. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. attorney Christian Stickan.

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