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January 9, 2013

Police: City worker purchased 100 Rx pills from Lynn felon

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Now, probation officials in the federal court are seeking a warrant to detain Legault for violating his probation.

Legault, who was charged with trafficking in oxycodone, possession of oxycodone with intent to distribute and a drug violation in a school zone, was ordered held yesterday on $50,000 bail, despite a plea from his attorney, Steven Judge, who argued that under recently reduced minimum-mandatory-sentencing laws, Legault has an incentive to return to court without posting such a high bail.

Prosniewski said the case came to the attention of Salem police through state police detectives, and the two agencies worked together. Salem police detectives Eric Connolly, Lt. Steve Bona and Capt. Thomas Griffin and state police Trooper Steven Racki were involved in Monday afternoon’s arrest.

Legault is due back in court for a probable cause hearing on Feb. 27.

Courts reporter Julie Manganis can be reached at 978-338-2521, via email at jmanganis@salemnews.com or on Twitter @SNJulieManganis.

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