Wilmerding man gets more than 5 years in prison for drug, gun offenses

October 3, 2018
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A Wilmerding man was sentenced in U.S. District Court on Tuesday to serve a little more than five years in federal prison for violating drug and gun laws, U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady said.

Michael Dillon Burrows, 32, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Arthur J. Schwab.

According to prosecutors, on Sept. 8, 2016, Burrows possessed a Smith & Wesson .38-caliber revolver and the synthetic painkiller fentanyl.

He had previously been convicted of a felony and was prohibited from possessing a firearm.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephen S. Gilson prosecuted the case.

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Adams Township Police Department investigated the case.

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