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Eastern District of Kentucky

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Ohio Man Sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Heroin in Northern Kentucky

COVINGTON, Ky. — A Milford, Ohio, man who previously admitted to possessing heroin with the intent to distribute it, has been sentenced 168 months in federal prison.

On Monday, U.S. District Court Judge Amul Thapar sentenced 34 year-old Thomas Kimbro for the offense.  The sentence was enhance because of Kimbro’s  criminal record.  Under federal law, Kimbro must serve at least 85 percent of his prison sentence. 

Kimbro pleaded guilty in August 2016 and admitted that he possessed approximately six grams of heroin with the intent to distribute it in Kenton County.             

Kerry B. Harvey, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, and Amy Hess, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, jointly announced the sentence.

The investigation was conducted by the Covington Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Safe Streets Task Force.  The U.S. Attorney’s Office was represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Tony Bracke.

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