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July 27, 2020Philadelphia, PAUnited StatesNarcotics

Pennsylvania man sentenced to 97 months' imprisonment on drug trafficking and firearms offenses

SCRANTON, Penn. – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that a Pine Grove, Pennsylvania, man was sentenced July 27 to 97 months’ imprisonment followed by four years supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking, following an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Pennsylvania State Police and the Schuylkill County District Attorney’s Office.

According to United States Attorney Office, Brett Lamar Heinbach, 38, between March 8, 2016 and April 9, 2016, conspired with other individuals to distribute methamphetamine throughout Schuylkill County. During the conspiracy, Heinbach possessed multiple firearms, one of which had an obliterated serial number.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jenny P. Roberts.

Updated: 08/03/2020