A person charged with supplying fentanyl-laced drugs earlier than Mac Miller’s deadly 2018 overdose was sentenced to virtually 11 years in jail on Monday (April 18).
At a listening to in Los Angeles federal courtroom, U.S. District Choose Otis D. Wright sentenced Ryan Michael Reavis to 10 years and 11 months in jail. The decision comes six months after he reached an settlement with prosecutors to plead responsible to a single depend of distribution of fentanyl.
Federal prosecutors had sought 12 years and 7 months for Reavis, who admitted to supplying counterfeit oxycodone drugs to the drug supplier who finally offered them to Miller. Reavis’ attorneys argued he deserved solely 5 years, with an extended or supervised launch.
Miller was discovered useless at his San Fernando Valley, Calif., dwelling on Sept. 7, 2018. The rapper died of an unintended overdose of fentanyl, cocaine and alcohol, in line with the toxicology report launched by the Los Angeles County Coroner’s workplace. Based on a assertion issued by U.S. Legal professional Nick Hanna in October, “It has grow to be more and more widespread for us to see drug sellers peddling counterfeit prescribed drugs made with fentanyl. As a consequence, fentanyl is now the primary explanation for overdose deaths in america.”
Reavis isn’t the one particular person dealing with fees in connection to Miller’s dying: In 2019, one 12 months after the rapper died, two extra males had been charged in connection to the deadly overdose. Cameron James Pettit of Los Angeles was arrested Sept. 4, 2019, for allegedly promoting counterfeit oxycodone drugs laced with fentanyl to the rapper, né Malcolm McCormick. A 3rd man, Stephen Walter, was arrested for allegedly sourcing the deadly oxycodone that Petit offered to Miller.