Coon gets probation

January 27, 2012 • Local News

A former Roswell police officer was sentenced to probation Tuesday after pleading no contest to nine charges stemming from his use of another person’s driver’s license to obtain drugs from a pharmacy.

Justin Coon was charged with two counts of obtaining a controlled substance (ephedrine) by misrepresentation, five counts of obtaining drug precursor with misrepresentation by representation, one count of possession of Oxycodone and one count of theft of identity.

Special prosecutor Kirby Wills of Otero County said that as the result of a plea agreement the state agreed not to seek maximum charges because this was the Login to read more

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3 Responses to Coon gets probation

  1. josh88203 says:

    “I do not believe this man got off scot-free.” Bull crap
    Fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance
    Distribution of controlled substances to a minor – 2 counts
    Possession of a controlled substance 5 Counts
    Theft of identity

    And just five years probation

    He`s a free man

  2. aegarcia says:

    Figures the law sticking up for the law bullcrp, It would have been a person without a law enforcement background shhh straight to prison, but how nice of the jude, well thats our legal system…. And to top it off he was going in houses and ransacking medecine cabinets to get pills.. dam It makes me so damn pissed this is a hawk of bullshit!!!!!

  3. interestedinnews says:

    Yep and of course they omitted the fact that he is the son of the current Chaves County sheriff Rob Coon. Also what they do not explain is that a conditional discharge means if he completes all sentencing orders the charges are removed from his record. And no, not all first time offenders are offered that same plea.

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