January 28, 2019
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Orlando man sentenced to more than six years
ORLANDO, Fla. – Alexander Rosado-Figueroa, 45, of Orlando, was sentenced to six years and three months in federal prison for possessing with the intent to distribute heroin and cocaine on supervised release for a prior drug conviction. Rosado-Figueroa had pleaded guilty to the possession and distribution offenses on July 3, 2018. He admitted to violating the terms of his supervised release on Nov. 13, 2018.
According to court documents, on Jan. 31, 2018, deputy U.S. marshals arrested Rosado-Figueroa for violating the terms of his supervised release after he had tested positive for using cocaine and opiates. During the arrest, Rosado-Figueroa was found to be carrying 15.5 grams of cocaine, 7 grams of heroin, and supplies used in the distribution of these controlled substances. When agents from the Orange County Sherriff’s Office Narcotics Unit conducted a search of Rosado-Figueroa’s apartment, they recovered an additional 73 grams of heroin, additional materials used in the distribution of controlled substances, and a handgun with a loaded magazine.
This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration Orlando District Office, the U.S. Marshals Service, the U.S. Probation Office, and the Orange County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit. It was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office of the Middle District of Florida.