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WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – A man who pleaded guilty to drug charges in January was sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison, followed by three years of supervised release.
Earlier this year, 37-year-old Andrew Roland of Wilmington pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and distribution of a quantity of heroin, according to a spokesperson for the U.S. Department of Justice.
In October 2011, Wilmington Police made three undercover heroin purchases from Roland.
In November 2011, the Wilmington Police Department, along with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the United States Marshal’s Service, executed search warrants on residences in the 500 block of Swann Street and Browns Alley.
Authorities collected more than 100 bags of heroin and seven firearms, four of which were reported as stolen.
As a result, Roland and other co-conspirators were arrested in the area.
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