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Harrisburg Man Sentenced To 151 Months’ Imprisonment For Drug Trafficking

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Pennsylvania

HARRISBURG - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Curtis Waldron, age 41, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on March 30, 2017, by United States District Court Judge Sylvia H. Rambo, to 151 months’ imprisonment for drug trafficking.


According to United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, Waldron distributed heroin, cocaine and marijuana on October 2, 2015, and possessed with the intent to distribute heroin, cocaine and crack cocaine since at least January 2015. Waldron was found to be responsible for possessing 143 grams of heroin for distribution. One hundred forty-three grams of heroin is the equivalent of approximately 6,000 individual doses of heroin.


The case was investigated by the Harrisburg Resident Office of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Harrisburg Police Department, Dauphin County Drug Task Force and the Dauphin County Probation Office. Assistant United States Attorney William A. Behe prosecuted the case.


This case was brought as part of a district wide initiative to combat the nationwide epidemic regarding the use and distribution of heroin. Led by the United States Attorney’s Office, the Heroin Initiative targets heroin traffickers operating in the Middle District of Pennsylvania and is part of a coordinated effort among federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who commit heroin related offenses.



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Updated April 5, 2017

Drug Trafficking