TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Lawrenceville man sent to prison in heroin sting

Daily Photo Galleries

Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, 4:35 p.m.
 

A federal judge on Monday sentenced a Lawrenceville man to seven years and three months in prison for heroin trafficking.

Nico Nixon, 22, pleaded guilty in June to conspiring to distribute more than 100 grams of heroin in the Manchester area. A regional task force arrested Nixon and 19 other people during a March 2011 sweep of the Manchester Original Gangsters.

U.S. District Judge Arthur Schwab also sentenced Nixon to four years of probation.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Reversing the field: Pirates continue to raid Yankees for hidden skill
  2. Former Pa. Gov. Corbett: From pension critic to collector
  3. Injuries to Penguins’ Ehrhoff, Letang force defense to pick up slack
  4. Steelers’ Tomlin, Pirates’ Hurdle share similar philosophy
  5. Pirates notebook: Locke the choice to be 5th starter
  6. Five is enough for Penguins’ defensemen
  7. Body pulled from river in Charleroi
  8. Police search for armed prisoner after hospital escape
  9. Pgh. International leader strives to inject Pittsburgh flavor into airport
  10. Blaze guts South Greensburg home, kills 2 dogs
  11. Laurel Mountain Ski Resort discusses planned revival