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Man enters plea for possession of 152 oxycodone tablets

Zachary Edward Harrington is accused of possessing oxycodone with the intention of selling it after police say they found pills and a large amount of money in his home during a search. <a href="http://bit.ly/1gluusG">Full story</a>
Zachary Edward Harrington is accused of possessing oxycodone with the intention of selling it after police say they found pills and a large amount of money in his home during a search. Full story(Submitted, HANDOUT)

A Westminster man will serve six months in jail with additional time suspended after being convicted of possession of oxycodone with the intent to distribute.

Zachary Edward Harrington, 26, of the 1000 block of Old Manchester Road, pleaded guilty Thursday to possession of a narcotic with the intent to distribute, according to Deputy State's Attorney Edward Coyne.

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Coyne said he requested a sentence between four and eight years in jail but retired Judge Lawrence R. Daniels imposed a sentences of six years with all but six months suspended.

Harrington was arrested after the Carroll County Drug Task Force searched his home in September and found more than 150 oxycodone pills and cash inside, according to court records.

No one was home during the search and police left the warrant and other paperwork inside, according to records. Harrington was arrested in December.

During an interview, Harrington told investigators he didn't have a prescription for the oxycodone found in his bedroom, according to records.

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