Former Oklahoma City pharmacist convicted of murder caught with contraband in prison, officials say
BY NOLAN CLAY NewsOK.com
Friday, November 30, 2012
OKLAHOMA CITY - Convicted murderer Jerome Jay Ersland was caught Sunday evening with contraband — a powerful pain reliever — after his son visited him in prison, corrections officials said.
The former pharmacist is serving a life sentence for fatally shooting a wounded, unarmed robber inside the Reliable Discount Pharmacy in south Oklahoma City in 2009. He is 61.
He is being held at the Joseph Harp Correctional Center in Lexington. He was caught Sunday with two Fentanyl patches in a pants pocket, corrections officials reported.
His son, Jeff Ersland, admitted bringing in the patches, corrections officials also reported.
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