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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
LAS VEGAS – A Las Vegas man was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Kent J. Dawson to 46 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for possession with the intent to distribute heroin and felon in possession of a firearm.
According to court documents, on January 22, 2021, Brent Matthew Wilson (35) possessed with the intent to distribute over two ounces of heroin — a Schedule I controlled substance. The heroin was packaged in small balloons which is consistent with distribution. Wilson also possessed a scale and a Glock 17 handgun. Wilson has a prior felony conviction in Clark County, and he is prohibited by law from possessing a firearm.
Wilson pleaded guilty in August 2022 to possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and felon in possession of a firearm.
U.S. Attorney Jason M. Frierson for the District of Nevada and Acting Special Agent in Charge Joshua Jackson for the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) made the announcement.
This case was investigated by the ATF and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Bianca Pucci prosecuted the case.
Updated November 15, 2022