Texas man pleads guilty to heroin trafficking


Thirty-seven-year-old Darrold Thomas of Killeen, Texas, entered the plea Thursday. He faces a mandatory minimum of five years in prison at sentencing on Dec. 12.

During a change of plea hearing, Thomas admitted he got heroin in 2010 from a former captain in the U.S. Army working as a contractor in Afghanistan. Thomas received the heroin concealed in DVD cases.

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