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2 enter pleas on heroin charges

Two men accused of distributing heroin in Carson Valley reached plea agreements with the district attorney’s office. Matthew Price, 25, pleaded no contest Monday to possession of a controlled substance for sale. In exchange for his guilty plea, prosecutors won’t oppose his request for probation, or ask for additional jail time. He faces up to four years in prison and a $5,000 fine. Judge Michael Gibbons advised Price that it’s up to the judge what the sentence is despite the plea agreement. Gibbons refused a request to release Price from jail on his own recognizance. The defendant said he was …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 20, 2013 05:56PM Published Aug 20, 2013 01:08PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.