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Hazleton Man Sentenced for Selling Heroin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 19, 2011

     The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that yesterday Senior United States District Court Judge Edwin M. Kosik sentenced William Heck, age 30, of Hazleton, Pennsylvania, to 27 months' imprisonment for selling 10 bags of heroin to another individual in exchange for $200 on February 15, 2010, in Hazleton, Pennsylvania.

     In addition to his sentence of imprisonment, Judge Kosik ordered Heck to be supervised by a Federal Probation Officer for three years after serving his jail term.

     The case was investigated by special agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Assistant United States Attorney John Gurganus prosecuted the case.


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