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United States of America v. Norman Hardy
United States District Court for the District of Vermont
Case Number: 2:17-cr-00068
Judge: Christina Reiss
Court: United States District Court for the District of Vermont (Chittenden County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: Nathanael T. Burris
Defendant's Attorney: Bud Allen
Description: Burlington, VT - Brattleboro Man Convicted of Distribution of Crack Cocaine While on Federal Supervised Release
Norman Hardy, 40, of Brattleboro, appeared before Judge Christina Reiss on January 29, 2018 to plead guilty to distribution of crack cocaine.
According to Court records, Hardy sold crack cocaine to an informant working with the Vermont State Police Drug Task Force on two separate occasions in May 2017. When he was arrested on June 20, 2017, he had an additional quantity of crack cocaine on his person. In January 2016, Hardy was federally convicted in Vermont of distribution of heroin, and subsequently sentenced to 15 months of imprisonment. Hardy told investigators at the time of his arrest that he had been selling drugs since the time of his release from that sentence.
Under the terms of the plea agreement filed with the Court – acceptance of which was deferred until the sentencing hearing – the parties have agreed that Hardy should be sentenced to 30 months in prison.