Man sentenced to decades in prison for heroin case
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A North Charleston man has been sentenced to decades in
prison for his role in a heron case.
U.S. Attorney Bill Nettles says a judge on Tuesday sentenced 38-year-old
Naarl Joseph Richard to nearly 22 years in prison.
Nettles says Richard was convicted last month of possession with intent to
Prosecutors say Richard drove to New Jersey in May 2009 to meet with his
heroin source and then drove back to South Carolina. North Charleston police
stopped Richard for a traffic violation and found 1,000 doses of heroin and a
Haitian passport inside a secret compartment in his car.