Aliquippa man, 23, accused of federal drug, gun crimes |

Aliquippa man, 23, accused of federal drug, gun crimes


An Aliquippa felon allegedly attempted to distribute 40 grams of heroin mixed with fentanyl.

Landon Gatta, 23, was indicted on federal drug and weapons charges, authorities announced Wednesday.

The Beaver County resident allegedly possessed with intent to distribute the narcotics Nov. 5, according to a federal news release.

Gatta, a felon, is also charged with unlawfully possessing a firearm and ammunition and possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

Federal law prohibits felons from possessing a firearm or ammunition.

State police and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives conducted the investigation.

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