Ex-Philly Cops Sentenced for Heroin Scheme

32-year-old James Venziale (L), 30-year-old Robert Snyder (R)

A former Philadelphia police officer convicted of trying to steal heroin from a drug dealer last year will be sentenced today at 10 a.m.

30-year-old Robert Snyder faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison.

Yesterday at 2 p.m., 32-year-old James Venziale was sentenced to 42 months in federal prison.


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In May of 2010, both men allegedly plotted to steal heroin from a drug dealer and resell the supply.

They pled guilty to the charges last February.

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