Islip Terrace Man Indicted for Allegedly Selling Fake Oxycodone Pills That Resulted in an Overdose Death
A 22-year-old Islip Terrace man was indicted on charges he allegedly sold fake oxycodone pills, causing the death of another person.
Jordan Mosley was indicted for allegedly selling pills that contained fentanyl to a 25-year-old East Islip man which caused his death, and illegally possessing a loaded firearm.
On December 29, 2022, the body of a 25-year-old man was discovered at his residence in East Islip after he died of an apparent drug overdose.Through their investigation, detectives learned that Mosley allegedly sold the victim pills and what he claimed was cocaine, the night before the victim’s death, which was December 28, 2022. After the sale, Mosley allegedly offered to sell the victim more pills later the same night. The Suffolk County Medical Examiner determined that the victim died of the combined effects of fentanyl, xylazine, and bromazolam intoxication.
On January 26, 2023, Mosley operated the same vehicle he used to allegedly deliver the pills to the victim and was pulled over by a Suffolk County police officer for overly dark-tinted windows. Inside that vehicle, police found felony weight cocaine, a digital scale, plastic bags, 39 pills that had the same markings, shape, and color as oxycodone, but contained fentanyl, and pills that had the same markings, shape, and color as alprazolam, but contained bromazolam – an uncontrolled substance that has a similar chemistry to alprazolam. Mosley was also allegedly found with illegally possessing a loaded revolver on his waistband.
On May 25, 2023, Mosley was arraigned on the following charges:
- one count of criminal sale of controlled substance in the third degree, a Class B felony
- four counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree (intent to sell), a Class B felony
- one count of criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree, a Class C violent felony
- two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth degree, a Class C felony
- one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree, a Class D felony
- one count of criminal possession of a firearm, a Class E felony
- two counts of criminal use of drug paraphernalia in the second degree, a Class A misdemeanor
Judge Richard I. Horowitz ordered Mosley to be held on $100,000 cash, $250,000 bond or $750,000 partially secured bond.
“Selling deadly fentanyl pills is no different than shooting a loaded gun in a crowded room and the number of Suffolk County residents dying from drug overdoses every day is tragic,” said Suffolk County District Attorney Ray Tierney. “Our lawmakers need to help us. Young people are dying and we cannot even ask for bail for fentanyl dealers until after someone dies. This is unconscionable.”