Last updated: June 25. 2014 11:44AM - 3379 Views
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SCRANTON — A Wilkes-Barre man has been sentenced to 151 months in prison on heroin charges in federal court.

U.S. District Judge Malachy Mannion sentenced Zacharae Lowe, 31, after Lowe pleaded guilty in October to a charge of conspiracy to distribute heroin. Lowe was charged following an investigation by the U.S Drug Enforcement Administration, the Pennsylvania State Police and Wilkes-Barre Police.

According to a media release from U.S. Attorney Peter Smith, an indictment was filed against Lowe and nine other people on May 21, 2013. Lowe’s charges stemmed from involvement in heroin trafficking and possession of firearms. He was sentenced as a career offender.

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