Rockford Drug Dealer Sentenced to 8 Years in Boone County

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A Rockford man will spend the next 8 years in prison after being convicted for selling heroin.

Derrick Jones, 26, pled guilty and was sentenced for drug delivery charges. On two separate occasions in April of 2015 Jones made a delivery of a substance containing less than a gram of heroin to a confidential informant.

Both drug deals took place within 1,000 feet of First Baptist Church in Belvidere.

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