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Drug dealer sold deadly mixture to undercover state trooper

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Posted at 3:40 PM, Jan 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-04 15:40:46-05

A drug dealer from West Seneca pleaded guilty Wednesday to drug sales and possession of a weapon.

District Attorney John Flynn says Gregory Covington, 30, sold a dangerous mixture of heroin, cocaine and fentanyl to an undercover state trooper on April 22 and April 29 of 2016.

State Police arrested Covington on May 5, 2016. Police found a .380 semi-automatic pistol while executing a search warrant of his vehicle. They say it was underneath the gear shifter plate in the car.

Covington faces a maximum sentence of 45 years in prison.