A Racine man told a deputy he has had a prescription for oxycodone for about 12 years, and that he sometimes sells the pills because he needs the money, according to a criminal complaint. Donald R. Conners, 64, is charged with delivering narcotics, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana and maintaining a drug trafficking place, for incidents in January and February. He is being held on a $50,000 cash bond, and is due in court Feb. 17 for a preliminary hearing. A citizen informant purchased Percocet and oxycodone, both narcotics that require a prescription, from Conners on several occasions, according to court records. Following the sales, on Feb. 10, the Racine County Sheriff’s Department searched his Racine home. Inside, deputies report finding the remains of marijuana cigarettes, pot pipes, 2- crack pipes, razor blades and a mirror with white residue on them, and other drug paraphernalia. Conners told deputies he has lived at that address for about eight years, and said he has had a prescription for oxycodone for about 12 years. He said he takes some of the medication he is prescribed, but then sells some of it for cash. Two empty medication bottles showed he had received 60 Oxycontin pills and 300 Percocet about a week before the search.

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