News Release
November 29, 2006

Danbury Man Sentenced To Five Years In Federal Prison On
Federal Drug, Gun Convictions

NOV 29 -- June W. Stansbury, Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration in New England and Kevin J. O’Connor, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that JOSE SANCHEZ, age 25, formerly of 13 Moss Avenue, Danbury, Connecticut, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Janet C. Hall in Bridgeport to 60 months of imprisonment.

On February 13, 2006, SANCHEZ pleaded guilty to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute crack and powder cocaine, possession of more than 50 grams of crack cocaine and possession a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking crime.

SANCHEZ will be deported to the Dominican Republic following service of his term of imprisonment.

This matter was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Danbury Police Department.