A Nicholasville man was sentenced to four years in federal prision for distributing prescription pills to several central Kentucky cities.
Coffman also sentenced Holland’s co-defendant, Florence Stinnett, 50, of Nicholasville for possession with intent to distribute oxycodone. She was sentenced to one year in prison.
According to a news release from the Office of the United States Attorney Eastern District of Kentucky, Holland previously admitted he either possessed or distributed approximately 1,300 oxycodone pills in Richmond, Lancaster and Danville.
On May 10, 2010, Holland sold a confidential informant 100 30-milligram oxycodone pills, and 60 80-milligram oxycodone pills for $4,500.
Stinnett acknowledged that he drove Holland to the location of the transaction.
Shortly thereafter, police arrested Holland and Stinnett and found an additional 130 80-milligram oxycodone pills and more than $2,500 in cash in the vehicle.
Police also searched Holland’s home and found hundreds of pills, according to the news release.
Both Holland and Stinnett pleaded guilty to the charges earlier this year.
Under federal law, Holland and Stinnett each must serve 85 percent of their prison sentence.
Upon release, Holland will be under the supervision of the United States Probabtion Office for five years.
Stinnett will be supervised by the probabtion office for three years upon release.