Jury Finds Davenport Man Guilty of Conspiracy to Distribute More Than 100 Grams of Heroin
JUNE 20 (ORLANDO, Fla.) – Mark R. Trouville, Special Agent in Charge (SAC), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), Miami Field Division, and Robert E. O'Neill, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Florida, announces that a federal jury found Henry Negron (59, Davenport) guilty of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute over 100 grams of heroin and four counts of possession and distribution of heroin. He faces a maximum penalty of 40 years on the conspiracy count and up to 20 years on each of the possession and distribution counts. Negron’s sentencing hearing is scheduled for September 16, 2013, before Senior U.S. District Judge Gregory A. Presnell. Negron was indicted on February 27, 2013.
According to evidence presented at trial, from October 12, 2012, through January 28, 2013, Negron was part of a heroin distribution conspiracy based out of Osceola County. On four separate dates, Negron worked with a co-conspirator to sell more than 100 grams of heroin to an undercover agent who was posing as a drug dealer. During the conspiracy, Negron drove his co-conspirator to all four heroin deals. On one occasion, he stored more than four ounces of heroin in his vehicle. He also participated in a phone conversation with the undercover agent leading to one of the deals.
This case was investigated by the DEA and the Osceola County Investigative Bureau. SAC Trouville commends the prosecution efforts of the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Florida.