A Tioga County man is to spend five years in prison for selling heroin.

43 year old Richard Lawrence of Spencer had pleaded guilty to felony criminal possession of a controlled substance, misdemeanor criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of drug paraphernalia.

Police said they had found Lawrence in possession of 18 grams of heroin, 50 grams of marijuana, 70 Alprazolam pills, 28 Hydrocodone pills and drug packaging material during a raid of his home in March.