Shelton man faces 20 years in undercover drug sales
BRIDGEPORT - A Shelton man pleaded guilty Thursday to repeatedly selling oxycodone pills, including five transactions that were set up by federal authorities, reports said.
Salvatore Perry, 45, was arrested in December after he had sold 30 to 60 pills to law enforcement officials five times between September 2017 and November 2018, federal authorities said.
On Dec. 4 agents raided his residence and seized oxycodone pills and his cell phone, which authorities said contained evidence that he was making illegal drug sales. He was arrested on that day, federal authorities said.
He pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of Oxycodone Thursday before U.S. District Judge Victor A. Bolden in Bridgeport.
Perry is scheduled to be sentenced on Jan. 22.
He could face a maximum of 20 years in federal prison during the sentencing, authorities said. He is free on $250,000 bond while awaiting sentencing.