California Man Gets Prison Sentence For Opium Trafficking In Oklahoma

Tuesday, May 25th 2010, 7:05 pm
By: News On 6

TULSA, OK -- A California man will head to federal prison for trafficking opium in Oklahoma.

Wang Khang admitted he picked up a package in Colcord last November with about 13-pounds of pure opium hidden inside. He signed the receipt form using the alias of "Pao Lee."

Khang told the court he planned to sell the drug, worth about $580,000.

On Wednesday, Chief U.S. District Judge Claire Eagan sentenced him to 46 months in the Federal Bureau of Prisons followed by a three-year supervision period.

3/2/2010 Related Story: California Man Pleads Guilty To Opium Trafficking In NE Oklahoma