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Drug Dealers Moving into Counterfeit Medications in US Suburbs

In three separate suburban communities, people were arrested this week for possession of counterfeit drugs in the Washington, DC area and in Ohio suburbs.

In Findlay, Ohio, Matthew Snodgrass, 23, faces charges of trafficking in drugs and counterfeit controlled substances, reports WFIN. Snodgrass is accused of selling ecstacy and a fake medication within 100 feet of a juvenile, and is facing fourth degree felony charges. He was arrested last week and indicted by the Hancock County grand jury.

In Newcomerstown, Ohio, Nicholas L. Milllender, 37, was sentenced trafficking in counterfeit controlled substances and trafficking in drugs. He and his brother Domonique L Millender, 31, pleaded guilty to the felony charges, reports the Times Reporter. Investigators discovered cocaine, oxycodone powder, a counterfeit substance that was sold as a narcotic and a counterfeit substance sold as cocaine, according to county sheriff’s office.

In Glen Burnie, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore and Washington, DC, a 29 year old unnamed man was arrested and charged with the possession of counterfeit drugs and the manufacture of anabolic steroids with the intent to distribute. In addition a firearm was confiscated from his residence, reports The Washington Post.

By S. Imber

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