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New Bern man sentenced for 10 felony crimes

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NEW BERN, N.C. -

Jeremy Kent Williams, 31, of New Bern was convicted and sentenced this week in Craven County Superior Court, for ten separate felony drug crimes. 

Williams presented multiple fraudulent and forged prescriptions for oxycodone at multiple pharmacies in and around New Bern. The prescriptions were generated fraudulently and then forged in an attempt to acquire large quantities of the prescription painkiller, which is an opiate.

Williams was convicted of six counts of Trafficking Between 14 and 28 Grams of Opium, one count of Attempted Trafficking Between 14 and 28 Grams of Opium, and three counts of Obtaining a Controlled Substance by Forgery. Williams was sentenced to a minimum of 70 months in prison, with a maximum of 84 months in prison. Williams was already on probation for previous drug and theft offenses, and his probation was immediately revoked. The presiding judge ordered him to serve all of his sentences in prison

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