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  • Writer's pictureDennis McCaslin

Feds sentence Centeron man to eight-plus years in prison for Distribution of Heroin conviction

Updated: Oct 6, 2022

A Centerton man was sentenced today to 100 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Distribution of Heroin. The Honorable Judge Timothy L. Brooks presided over the sentencing hearing in the United States District Court in Fayetteville.

According to court documents, detectives with the Benton County Drug Unit and 4th Judicial District Drug Task Force received information that Jeremy Burns Dodson, age 43, was distributing heroin in the Northwest Arkansas area.

Beginning in the month of November of 2020, detectives conducted multiple controlled purchases of heroin from Dodson.

The heroin purchased was tested by the Arkansas State Crime laboratory and was confirmed to be heroin.

U.S. Attorney David Clay Fowlkes of the Western District of Arkansas made the announcement.

The Benton County Drug Unit and the 4th Judicial District Drug Task Force investigated the case.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin Eaton prosecuted the case.

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