PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A former Pittsburgh resident has been sentenced to seven years and six months in federal prison on firearm and drug convictions.
Maurice Tinsley, Jr. received the sentence on Thursday, U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady announced.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Republicans Vote To Rebuke, Not Censure, Senator Pat Toomey Over Impeachment Vote
The U.S. Attorney’s Office says information in court showed that a search warrant executed on Tinsley’s residence in July of 2016 revealed “numerous” stamp bags of heroin, pistols, ammunition, cellphones and more than $14,000 in cash.READ MORE: Pine-Richland School Board Delays Vote On In-Person Learning Plan As Group Holds Rally Outside Meeting
Before that search, Tinsley had felony firearm convictions as well as heroin trafficking convictions in the Allegheny County Court of Common Pleas.MORE NEWS: Revolution Pipeline Back In Service Nearly 2.5 Years After Explosion In Beaver County
He will serve 90 months incarceration in federal prison.