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Wilmington man gets 15 years behind bars for selling fake oxycodone

Charles Megginson Headlines, Police & Fire

A Wilmington man has been sentenced to more than 15 years in federal prison for making and selling fake oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl, among other charges. According to court documents, Joseph Thomas, 29, was arrested on April 30, 2020, by state and federal law enforcement. Searches of Thomas’ home, car detailing business and a storage unit he leased revealed …

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Former GOP candidate Protack sentenced to year in jail for mailing threats

Charles Megginson Government, Headlines

A former Delaware Republican candidate for governor and U.S. Senate will spend a year behind bars after pleading guilty to federal charges of mailing threats to his ex-wife’s attorney. Michael Protack, 64, was sentenced Tuesday to 12 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Richard G. Andrews on the charge of mailing threatening communications. According to court documents, Protack used …