PARIS – A Mexico man was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison with all time suspended for selling heroin in Rumford and Mexico in 2015.

Jonathan A. Smith, 29, pleaded guilty to unlawful trafficking in scheduled drugs earlier this year. In a plea deal, the state agreed to drop two felony charges of unlawful trafficking in a scheduled drug in exchange for a plea to one trafficking charge.

Smith, appearing in Oxford County Superior Court in Paris, was also ordered to pay a $2,500 fine and $120 restitution to the Maine Drug Enforcement Agency.

Smith was one of five people arrested in July 2015 during the Rumford Police Department’s Project Hot Spot, a multiagency effort to stem drug trafficking and drug use in the River Valley.

Heroin, marijuana, a pistol and $2,832 in cash were seized from the residence where Smith was arrested.

A day later, Smith’s brother, Anthony, and his father, Russell, were arrested in Carthage on heroin trafficking charges.

Anthony pleaded guilty to the same charge as Jonathan and was sentenced in Franklin County Superior Court in November 2016 to serve one year of a five-year prison sentence.

Russell Smith is scheduled to appear in court for a hearing May 30.

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