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Co-Defendant Sentenced in Drug Case Involving Bridgeport Mayor


A co-defendant has been sentenced in a drug case involving a former Bridgeport mayor.

Angela Davis of Bridgeport received an eight-month prison sentence on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Clarksburg. The Exponent Telegram reports that U.S. District Judge Irene M. Keeley rejected a defense request for probation or a split sentence of house arrest and incarceration.

The 51-year-old Davis had pleaded guilty in September 2014 to an oxycodone/oxymorphone possession and distribution conspiracy. She was accused of conspiring with former Bridgeport Mayor Mario Blount to possess and distribute prescription painkillers.

Blount was sentenced in February to three years in prison for illegally distributing prescription drugs. He formerly worked as a pharmacist at a Bridgeport pharmacy.

Another co-defendant, Davis’ 24-year-old daughter, April Davis of Bridgeport, is serving five years’ probation.