• Dozen people charged in multi-county drug trafficking investigation


    PITTSBURGH - A dozen people from Western Pennsylvania have been charged following an investigation into drug trafficking in Butler, Beaver and Allegheny counties.

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    According to the U.S. attorney’s office, the suspects were indicted by a federal grand jury and are accused of selling and distributing fentanyl and heroin from September 2016 to July 2017.

    The following people are named in the eight-count indictment:

    • Shawn Hendrix, 42, of Cranberry Township, PA
    • Nikia Perkins, 44, of Monaca, PA
    • Adrian Jordan, 28, of Braddock, PA
    • Leroy George, 49, of Johnstown, PA
    • Thomas Hannon, 36, of Aliquippa, PA
    • Aleece Bowser, 32, of Monaca, PA
    • Ashley Miller, 33, of Aliquippa, PA
    • Carlisha Williams, 29, of Aliquippa, PA
    • Sheila Alford, 61, of Aliquippa, PA
    • Michael Henry, 36, of McKeesport, PA
    • Jeremy Fooks, 32, of Pittsburgh, PA
    • Terry Johnson, 34, of McKees Rocks, PA

    The investigation was conducted by several different local, state and federal agencies.

    According to a release, the drug charges carry a maximum sentence of 10 years to life in prison, a fine of $10 million or both.



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