BROOKLYN, N.Y. - Earlier today, Nestor Marcelino Delacruz (Delacruz) was arraigned on an indictment before United States District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis in Brooklyn federal court. Delacruz is charged with the 2003 firearm-related homicide of Francisco De Orbe.
Press Releases - 2016-07
BANGOR, Maine - - Michael J. Ferguson Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England and United States Attorney Thomas E. Delahanty II announced that Kliton Xhemali, - 33, of Bangor was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John A. Woodcock to 18 months imprisonment and a three-year term of supervised release on his conviction for distribution of cocaine.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - A 38-year-old resident of Mission has been ordered to prison for 120 months following his conviction of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced Drug Enforcement (DEA) Special Agent in Charge Joseph M. Arabit, Houston Division and U.S. Attorney Kenneth Magidson. Jose Manuel Ochoa pleaded guilty April 7, 2016.
Today, U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzalez Ramos sentenced Ochoa to 10 years in federal prison to be immediately followed by five years of supervised release.
HARTFORD, Conn. - - Michael J. Ferguson Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England and Deirdre M. Daly, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, announced that Hector Roman, 30, of New Britain, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Michael P. Shea in Hartford to 60 months of imprisonment, followed by four years of supervised release, for trafficking cocaine.
WASHINGTON - Hundreds of thousands of counterfeit prescription pills, many containing deadly amounts of fentanyl and fentanyl-related compounds, have made their way into the U.S. drug market, according to a DEA intelligence report released today. Law enforcement nationwide report higher fentanyl availability, seizures, and known overdose deaths than at any other time since the drug’s creation in 1959.
BURLINGTON, Vt. - - Michael J. Ferguson Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England and the Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont announced federal criminal charges against Peggy Marcelino, 55, and William St. George, 57, both from Burlington. Marcelino is charged with conspiring with Arden Cadle, from New York City, to distribute heroin, cocaine, and crack and to engage in money laundering. St.
BURLINGTON, Vt. - - Michael J. Ferguson Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration for New England and the Office of the United States Attorney for the District of Vermont announced federal criminal charges against eight individuals accused of making six different residences on a three-block stretch of Malletts Bay Avenue in Winooski, Vermont available for drug activity. These charges resulted from a long-term investigation into the distribution of heroin and crack cocaine in Winooski.