BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (AP) - A Vermont man has been sentenced to five years in federal prison for his role in a New York-to-Rutland drug network.
The Times Argus reports (https://bit.ly/1CPS59F ) 27-year-old Justin Billings was sentenced Wednesday in Brattleboro federal court.
Drug Enforcement Administration agents arrested Billings in July 2012 on suspicion of selling heroin to a man later convicted of being a heroin supplier.
A search of his home in Hampton, New York, found 6,000 bags of heroin, $88,000, 10 guns and a car with a hidden compartment to store heroin.
Billings entered a plea agreement in 2013 and pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute more than 100 grams of heroin in Vermont and being an unlawful drug user in possession of a firearm.
Information from: The Times Argus, https://www.timesargus.com/
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