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Lehighton man gets jail term for drugs

Published September 22. 2010 05:00PM

A Lehighton man was sentenced to a county prison term on Tuesday after pleading guilty to a drug charge.

Jarred Kane Klager, 22, was sentenced by President Judge Roger N. Nanovic II to serve 11 to 23 months in prison on a charge of possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance-crack cocaine.

Klager was arrested by agents of the state attorney general's office at his residence on Feb. 5. Agents served a warrant after a continuing investigation into drug trafficking.

Nanovic also ordered Klager to get a drug and alcohol evaluation and follow any recommendation for treatment, get a General Education Diploma (GED), supply a DNA sample and pay the $250 fee, he is eligible for the re-entry program, pay court costs and a $50 per month supervision fee while on probation or parole.

He was given credit for 139 days spent in jail to date on the charges and was returned to the prison after sentencing.

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