April 29, 2015
Contact: Jodie Underwood
Phone Number: (206) 553-1162
Heroin Dealer Sentenced To 156 Months In Federal Prison
YAKIMA, Wash. - Jacob Alan Seiger, 24, of Yakima, Washington, was sentenced on April 28, 2015, for distribution of heroin. Seiger was sentenced to 156 month term of imprisonment, to be followed by a three year term of court supervision upon release from Federal prison.
According to information presented during the court proceedings, Seiger sold heroin to multiple individuals during 2013 and early 2014. In February 2014, an individual obtained heroin from Seiger and shortly thereafter died of a heroin overdose. In May, 2014, Seiger was charged by indictment with conspiracy to distribute heroin, three counts of distribution of heroin, and one count of distribution of heroin resulting in death, among other offenses. On November 12, 2014, Seiger pleaded guilty to distribution of heroin.
This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration with the assistance of the Yakima Police Department.