Hanover Twp. Man Sentenced On Heroin Charges

May 21, 2019

A Hanover Twp. man has been sentenced to 7½ years in prison for distributing heroin and illegally possessing firearms in furtherance of a drug-trafficking crime, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Michael Wilson, 26, will also have to serve three years of probation upon his release, U.S. District Court Judge Malachy E. Mannion ordered. Wilson admitted to distributing heroin between December 2016 and Sept. 14, 2017, and possessing firearms in connection with his heroin trafficking, prosecutors said. During that time, Wilson distributed between 1,800 and 3,000 bags of heroin, according to prosecutors. — JAMES HALPIN

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