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Posted on: December 5, 2017

[ARCHIVED] 4 Lancaster County Heroin-Dealing Operations Stalled by State Prison Sentences


Three men and a woman were recently sentenced to state prison for separate heroin-dealing operations in Lancaster County.

The four individuals pleaded guilty to felony drug-dealing counts and were sentenced in Lancaster County Court in recent days.

They are:

- Josue Ramos-Villanueva, 39, of Lititz Avenue, was sentenced to 2 to 7 years in prison.

- Teewon Weah, 25, of Millersville, was sentenced to 2 to 5 years in prison.

- Lamont Pitts, 40, of Columbia Avenue, was sentenced to 2 to 5 years in prison.

- Jasmine Ruiz, 31, of East New Street, was sentenced to 1 1/3 to 8 years in prison.

Lancaster County Judge Jeffery Wright ordered sentences for Ramos-Villanueva, Weah and Pitts. Lancaster County Judge Howard Knisely sentenced Ruiz.

The four were charged after making heroin sales under police surveillance.

Assistant District Attorney Barry Goldman prosecuted the cases.

Lancaster city police Selective Enforcement Unit and Pennsylvania State Police filed charges.

(In photo, from left: Ramos-Villanueva, Weah, Pitts, Ruiz.)

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