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'Smallville' Actor Arrested in Big-Time Drug Deal

10/21/2009 2:10 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

'Smallville' Actor Sam JonesOne of the stars of "Smallville" was arrested this morning -- after cops say he was part of a conspiracy to deal more than 10,000 pills of oxycodone.

TMZ has learned Sam Jones, who played Clark Kent's best friend on the show, was taken into custody by DEA agents who claim Jones was a "co-conspirator" in a series of major drug deals in 2008.

According to documents filed in federal court, the DEA claims Jones was the "Hollywood connection" in a plot to illegally purchase and distribute the oxycodone.

Jones has been charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute. He's due in federal court in L.A. later today.

If convicted, Jones faces up to 20 years in federal prison.


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Conspiracy to possess and distribute? Busted by an undercover DEA agent posing as a supplier?

So ... in other words... he never actually even touched any drugs, he just agreed to plan on buying some from the DEA undercover... wow I wish I could read the indictment i bet it has entrapment written all over it.

btw everyone here who's making prison rape jokes... yeah its TMZ and the internet, but c'mon thats way too ****ed up... the guy doesn't deserve that, don't gloat and joke about it. Could be you too, someday, because some random dude offers you a too-good-to-be-true deal on some painkillers. Grow up and get a sense of humor-- make a 9/11 joke or something. Some things should just be off limits

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