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Alleged Heroin Dealer Behind Bars Again

(La Porte County, IN) - A man who previously went to prison for drugs could be heading back for selling drugs in La Porte County.


Jayson Hicks is charged in La Porte Circuit Court.  According to police, Hicks sold over a thousand dollars in heroin just over two weeks ago.  The alleged buy happened in the area of U.S. 20 and U.S. 35.


According to court records, the 37-year old South Bend man previously served an eight year sentence from 2013 for possession of narcotics.  Hicks was also given a five-year sentence in 2016 for dealing in narcotics, according to court records. 


He was being held on $50,000 bond.

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