Former heroin user sent to prison


Sobs filled a packed McHenry County, Ill., courtroom Thursday from relatives and supporters of John Galloway, pleading for the admitted former heroin addict to receive probation for supplying the drugs on which his friend overdosed.

But the judge ruled that Galloway, 21, must serve prison time for his role in the death of Jake Czipo of Crystal Lake.

Galloway pleaded guilty in October to possession of heroin with intent to deliver in connection to the May 2017 death of Czipo, 20, and in exchange a more serious charge of drug-induced homicide against Galloway was dropped.

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