By: Don Shaw email: don.shaw@pennsylvaniachronicle.com (570) 543-2961

Jace Whitenight, age 25, of Bloomsburg sentenced to 84 months in federal prison

Jace Whitenight, age 25, of Bloomsburg sentenced to 84 months in federal prison

Williamsport, PA

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Jace Whitenight, age 25, of Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, was sentenced on October 16, 2019, to 84 months’ imprisonment by United States District Court Judge Matthew W. Brann, for a conspiracy to distribute heroin that occurred from 2015 through 2017.

According to United States Attorney David J. Freed, Whitenight previously pleaded guilty to distributing between 700 grams and 1 kilogram of heroin (which is approximately 35,000 to 50,000 individual doses of heroin) between June 2015 and July 2017.  Whitenight received heroin in bulk from a supplier in Philadelphia and then distributed it in the Bloomsburg area. 

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