Boston Celebrity Accused of Selling Oxycodone

Another Boston Celebrity Accused of Selling Oxycodone

BOSTON, MA – OCTOBER 25th 2009

One of the Stars of The Television Show “Smallville” who was from the Roxbury area of Boston, was arrested in a federal drug sting and has been accused of conspiracy to deal thousands of oxycodone pills.

Sam Jones III, was arrested last week and has been charged with dealing oxycodone pills. He was arrested in Los Angeles, according to the celebrity website TMZ. The DEA referred to Jones as a “co-conspirator” and that he had been involved in in several major drug deals in 2008. The drug charges included conspiracy to possess illegal drugs with intent to distribute, which has a maximum 20-year prison sentence.

Jones, who played Pete Ross on “Smallville” and Chaz Pratt on “ER,” is from the Roxbury and Mattapan areas of Boston.


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