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Oak Harbor man faces prison for selling meth

"A 27-year-old Oak Harbor resident is facing up to four years in prison for allegedly selling methamphetamine to an undercover federal agent on two separate occasions, the Oak Harbor police reported.Rick-Rhoneil Bayker Sobreo was recently charged with two counts of violation of the Uniform Controlled Substance Act, delivery of methamphetamine, in Island County Superior Court.Oak Harbor Police Sgt. Timothy Sterkel requested, and received, an arrest warrant on Sobreo this May after he got word from a confidential informant that Sobreo was planning to flee the country by flying to the Philippines.After Sobreo was taken into custody, Island County Superior Judge Vicki Churchill set his bail at $25,000 May 22.According to Sterkel's offense report, an undercover agent with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service twice purchased $50 worth of methamphetamine from Sobreo in controlled drug buys in Oak Harbor.Sterkel wrote that Sobreo admitted in a recorded interview to selling the meth to the agent.If convicted, Sobreo could face between three and four years in prison for each count."

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