- NAME: Michael Dean Roberts, also known as “Fireball”
- Rank: Chief
- Agency: Marion, Virginia Police Department
- Sold at least 7,331 hydrocodone pills, 365 grams of methamphetamine, small amounts of cocaine and oxycodone.
- Obtained drugs came from department’s evidence room.
- Began working at police department as patrolman in July 1986
- Promoted to chief in 2000.
- Faces up to 20 years prison and a $1 million fine.
- Sentencing scheduled 9 October 2013
See FBI memo.