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Owensboro man charged on drug trafficking, gun charges

A federal grand jury is charging an Owensboro man with the intent to distribute fentanyl and...
A federal grand jury is charging an Owensboro man with the intent to distribute fentanyl and with illegal possession of firearms.(MGN)
Published: May. 11, 2022 at 3:46 PM CDT
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OWENSBORO, Ky. (WFIE) - A federal grand jury in Bowling Green is charging a man with the intent to distribute fentanyl and with illegal possession of firearms.

According to court records, 36-year-old Skylar Chase Riney, who is a multi-time convicted felon, is charged with possession with the intent to distribute fentanyl, possession of a firearm by a prohibited person, as well as possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking.

Riney will be scheduled for his initial court appearance before a federal judge.

If convicted, he faces a maximum term of 20 years in prison.

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