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East St. Louis man federally indicted on heroin, fentanyl charges
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East St. Louis man federally indicted on heroin, fentanyl charges

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An East St. Louis man was indicted last month on charges of distributing heroin and fentanyl.

Kurt L. Richardson was federally indicted June 22 on two counts distribution of a controlled substance — one for heroin and the other for fentanyl. The indictment alleges the heroin offense occurred May 21, 2020, and the fentanyl offense took place on Aug. 7.

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Federal court database Pacer says Richardson was arrested June 30 — he pleaded not guilty that day. Richardson was released on $5,000 bond and is scheduled to appear for a 9 a.m. jury trial Aug. 30.

— The Southern

isaac.smith@thesouthern.com

618-351-5823

On Twitter: @ismithreports

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