Pair accused of trafficking heroin and crack cocaine in Mifflin County

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HARRISBURG, Pa.–Two men are facing federal charges for trafficking heroin and crack cocaine in Mifflin County earlier this year, according to the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania.

Henry J. Flemister, 26, of Steelton and Kevin N. Bilheimer, 57, of Yeagerstown, conspired and possessed with the intent to distribute heroin and crack cocaine in August and September 2016, in Mifflin County, according to United States Attorney Bruce D. Brandler.

This case was brought as part of a district wide initiative to combat the nationwide epidemic regarding the use and distribution of heroin. Led by the United States Attorney’s Office, the Heroin Initiative targets heroin traffickers operating in the Middle District of Pennsylvania and is part of a coordinated effort among federal, state and local law enforcement agencies to locate, apprehend, and prosecute individuals who commit heroin related offenses.

The maximum penalty under federal law for each of the drug trafficking offenses and conspiracy is 20 years of imprisonment, a term of supervised release following imprisonment, and a fine.