Columbia County Man Charged With Drug Distribution Resulting in Death

WILLIAMSPORT -- Jeffrey Scott Jones, 36, of Orangeville, was indicted this week by a federal grand jury for drug trafficking that resulted in death.

According to United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler, the indictment alleges that Jones sold a mixture of heroin and fentanyl to the victim on July 28, 2016, and the victim died as a result from the use of the drugs.

The case was investigated by Scott Township Police Department, the Pennsylvania State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Upon sentencing, Jones faces a maximum sentence of 20 years' imprisonment and a maximum penalty under federal law of life imprisonment, a term of three years' supervised release following imprisonment and a $1 million dollar fine.

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