April 18, 2017

Man gets long sentence for drug trafficking

SCRANTON - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Reginald Braddy, 33, formerly of San Bernardino, California, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to serve 19 years and 7 months in prison for large-scale methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin trafficking in Monroe County.

Braddy was convicted of conspiracy to distribute in excess of nine kilograms of methamphetamine, as well as additional amounts of cocaine and heroin, after a four-day jury trial in May 2016. Another individual, Fontaine Horton, 37, also of San Bernardino, was also convicted of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin, as well as two counts of distributing methamphetamine.

Braddy and Horton were charged with obtaining high-quality methamphetamine from sources in California, along with heroin and cocaine, which they then distributed for profit in the Monroe County area between 2012 and 2014. Fontaine Horton is currently awaiting sentencing.

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