PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Plum Borough man has pleaded guilty in federal court to participating in a heroin, fentanyl and cocaine distribution scheme.
According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, 43-year-old Brandon Winters pleaded guilty to drug-related charges like possession with intent to distribute heroin, fentanyl and cocaine.READ MORE: Third Stimulus Check: Why Your Next Relief Payment May Not Be $1,400
The charges came after police executed a search warrant at a Pittsburgh apartment. The Attorney’s Office says Winters — and allegedly Eduard Rijo and Erick Martinez — operated a drug-dealing scheme out of that apartment.
When police entered the apartment, they reportedly found approximately 1,500 bricks containing mixtures of heroin and fentanyl, which is about 75,000 individual doses.READ MORE: Former North Braddock And Blawnox Officer Pleads Guilty To Stealing Money Seized As Evidence
In addition, more than 500 grams of cocaine and $250,000 in U.S. currency was found.
Winters’ sentencing is scheduled for Feb. 6 2020 at 9 a.m.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Gov. Tom Wolf Formally Announces Teachers Can Jump The Line For Vaccine
He’s facing up to life in prison, a fine up to $10 million or both.