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Michael Wymbs Spared Jail Time In Columbia Drugs Case

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Columbia University - New York, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Columbia University – New York, NY (file / credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

NEW YORK (WCBS 880) - There is another plea deal in the case of the Columbia University drug ring.

WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell On The Case

Michael Wymbs‘ plea deal with narcotics prosecutors got him a sentence of five years probation – no jail time.

He had been charged with selling LSD-laced candies and ecstasy pills in what become an open fraternity house drug bazaar at the Ivy League Manhattan school.

Judge Michael Sonberg agreed to court-mandated drug treatment for Wymbs as part of his probation.

The former student said only two words to the court: “I apologize.”

His attorney, Michael Bachner, told the judge that Wymbs is back in college going to a CUNY school. The judge approved , saying that those who attended a CUNY school think it’s as good as or better than an Ivy League education.

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