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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Harrisburg Man Sentenced To Two Years In Prison For Illegally Selling Prescription Drugs

HARRISBURG - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Gerard Grant, age 60, of Harrisburg, was sentenced by United States District Court Judge Yvette Kane in Harrisburg, to two years in federal prison for unlawfully distributing prescription drugs.

According to United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, Grant admitted to selling approximately 500 Vicodin tablets, a controlled substance which contained hydrocodone, to an individual cooperating with the Drug Enforcement Administration.  Grant also admitted to selling the Vicodin tablets on five different occasions in Harrisburg to others.

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

 

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated November 30, 2016