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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, March 9, 2015

Carlisle Man Sentenced For Heroin Trafficking

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Mark Allen Parks, Jr., age 34, of Carlisle, Pennsylvania was sentenced by Chief Judge Christopher C. Connor to 78 months in federal prison on drug trafficking charges.

According to United States Attorney Peter Smith, Parks supplied heroin to individuals in the Franklin and Cumberland County areas from October 2013 through April 2014.

Parks was indicted by a grand jury in May 2014 and plead guilty in August 2014.

This case was jointly investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Shippensburg Police Department, the Pennsylvania State Police, the Cumberland County Drug Task Force, the Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office and the Franklin County District Attorney’s Office.  This case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Meredith A. Taylor.

Updated April 16, 2015