Indiana County Man Sentenced to Prison for Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

INDIANA COUNTY, Pa. – An Indiana County resident has been sentenced in federal court to 16 months in prison and four years supervised release on his conviction of conspiracy to distribute heroin, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced Friday.

United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Douglas A. Lydic, 31, of Commodore, Pa.

According to information presented to the court, from April 2012 to March 8, 2013, Lydic conspired with his co-defendants to possess and distribute 100 grams or more of heroin.

Assistant United States Attorney John J. Valkovci, Jr., prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

U.S. Attorney Hickton commended the Laurel Highlands Resident Agency of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Cambria County Drug Task Force for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Lydic.

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