Posted by on July 3, 2021 5:22 pm

Categories: Coal Region Newswire 2 Local News Schuylkill County Police News

frackville man pleads guilty federal meth trafficking charge dept of justice

A Schuylkill County man pleaded guilty this week to a federal charge of meth trafficking.

According to the information from the US Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, former Frackville resident Tyler Kegolis, 34, entered the guilty plea on June 30 before US District Court Judge Malachy Mannion.

Kegolis reportedly admitted to “distributing highly pure crystal methamphetamine” here in Schuylkill County between December 2018 and February 2019.

The US Attorney’s Office says Robert O’Hara prosecuted the case investigated by the FBI, Pennsylvania State Police and the Schuylkill County Drug Task Force. The case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods.

Kegolis’ sentencing date has not been announced. The meth trafficking charge carries a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years.

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