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Department of Justice

U.S. Attorney's Office
Middle District of Pennsylvania
Gerard M. Karam, United States Attorney
For Immediate Release
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Cumberland County Men Charged With Drug Trafficking and Illegally Possessing Firearms

HARRISBURG – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that William L. Nalley Jr., age 27, of Boiling Springs, PA, and Rafael Orihuela, age 22, of Carlisle, PA, were indicted today by a federal grand jury on charges related to the distribution of controlled substances and unlawful possession of firearms.  

According to United States Attorney Gerard M. Karam, the indictment alleges that Nalley possessed with the intent to distribute marijuana, lysergic acid diethylamide, and psilocin. It is also alleged that Nalley possessed two firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking.  The indictment further alleges that Orihuela maintained a premise for the purpose of unlawfully storing, distributing, and using the controlled substances listed above.  

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and Middlesex Township Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Stephen Dukes is prosecuting the case.

The maximum penalty Nalley faces under federal law for these offenses is life imprisonment, a term of supervised release following imprisonment, and a fine. Orihuela faces a maximum penalty of twenty years imprisonment, a term of supervised release following imprisonment, and a fine. A sentence following a finding of guilt is imposed by the Judge after consideration of the applicable federal sentencing statutes and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines.

Indictments are only allegations. All persons charged are presumed to be innocent unless and until found guilty in court.

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