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Oliver gets jail time, probation

Published: Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 1:35 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 1:46 p.m. CDT

PRINCETON — A Bryan M. Oliver, 27, of Princeton has been placed on three years probation after pleading guilty on Jan. 30 to the Class 4 felony of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, heroin.

Oliver entered his guilty plea on Jan. 30 before Circuit Judge Marc Bernabei. As condition of his three years TASC (Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities) probation, Oliver was ordered to pay fines, fees and court costs totaling $1,097; pay a $25 monthly probation fee; and attend drug and alcohol counseling as recommended. He was also ordered to serve four months in the Bureau County Jail and submit to periodic drug testing.

This is Oliver’s first felony conviction.

In November and December of 2013, the TRIDENT task force was conducting an investigation into drug sales in Princeton. That investigation led the agents to obtain a search warrant on Dec. 3,2013, for a Princeton residence, where Oliver resided. The search warrant was executed by task force members on Dec. 3, 2013, with assistance from the Princeton Police Department. During the execution of that warrant, Oliver was found to have 0.6 gram of heroin in his pocket and was then charged with the Class 4 felony.

This is Oliver’s first felony conviction. He has previous misdemeanor convictions in 2002 and 2006 for possession of alcohol by a minor; possession of cannabis; driving while under the influence of alcohol; and driving while license suspended.

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