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Wilmington man gets 11 years in prison for heroin trafficking

Tacarlos Antigo Miller (Source: New Hanover County Sheriff's Office) Tacarlos Antigo Miller (Source: New Hanover County Sheriff's Office)
RALEIGH, NC (WECT) -

A Wilmington man was sentenced to 11 years in prison on Wednesday for heroin trafficking.

According to a news release sent Wednesday afternoon, Tacarlos Antigo Miller, 39, was found guilty in federal court in June 2016 for conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute heroin and two counts of distribution of heroin.

Miller was facing up to 40 years in prison

Using confidential informants, law enforcement made controlled purchases of heroin from Miller from 2013 until he was arrested in May 2015. Based on those heroin buys and information regarding trafficking, Miller is accountable for at least 100 grams of heroin.

The news release also stated that Miller had a firearm in connection with his drug trafficking activity.

Miller will have three years of supervised probation following his release from prison.

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