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Bloomington man jailed on 10 counts of heroin delivery

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Tyrone M. Nichols

Tyrone M. Nichols, 36, of Bloomington, pleaded guilty to one count of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance. He was sentenced to 120 days jail.

BLOOMINGTON — A Bloomington man is in custody for heroin delivery charges.

Tyrone Nichols, 36, faces nine counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance containing heroin — five counts of delivery of more than 1 gram but less than 15 grams of heroin and four counts of delivering less than 1 gram of heroin.

He was also charged with one count of possessing less than 1 gram of heroin with the intent to deliver and one count of possession of heroin.

Nichols was jailed in lieu of posting $5,035 and an arraignment is scheduled for 10 a.m. Feb. 26.

A booking photo was not immediately available.

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