Man sentenced to 20 years for methadone distribution

Posted by Phil Riggan - email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Taylor Drew Munson, 22, of Middlesex County was sentenced today to 20 years of imprisonment for distribution of methadone.

Munson had earlier entered into a plea agreement that set his sentence at 20 years.  Munson admitted that from approximately April 2008, through March 3, 2009, he illegally distributed to others liquid methadone that had been prescribed for his own use.

Munson also admitted as part of his plea that on May 24, 2008, he distributed 60 mg of liquid methadone to Allen Haywood, who overdosed and died as a result of methadone toxicity.  Munson further admitted to distributing liquid methadone on 5 separate occasions following Haywood's death, during the course of the Middlesex Sheriff's Office's undercover operation.

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