March 23, 2018

Monroe County man guilty of heroin trafficking and firearms charge

SCRANTON - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced today that Daryl Trent, 43, of East Stroudsburg, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to possession with intent to distribute heroin and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

Trent admitted to committing the drug offense on March 16, 2015, and committing the gun offense on July 25, 2014. Both crimes occurred in Monroe County. Trent admitted to possessing with intent to distribute between 10 and 20 grams of heroin, which is approximately equivalent to between 400 and 800 retail bags of heroin.

Trent could face up to life in prison.

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