NEWARK, NJ – A 30-year-old Paterson resident was sentenced today to 51 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to distribute the prescription painkiller Oxycodone and MDMA, the drug whose street name is “ecstasy,” U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
 
Following a six-day trial before U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares last December, Bahadir Yahsi of Paterson was found guilty by a jury on all five counts charged against him: One count of conspiring to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute quantities of Oxycodone and ecstasy; one count of distributing and possessing with intent to distribute Oxycodone; and three counts of distributing and possessing with intent to distribute ecstasy.