January 09, 2020
Contact: Timothy P. McMahon
Phone Number: (973) 776-1143
Three New Jersey men arrested for possession of kilograms of heroin and cocaine
NEWARK, N.J. – Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division Susan A. Gibson, and U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Craig Carpenito, announced three New Jersey men were charged with possession of cocaine and heroin with intent to distribute.
Robin Peralta, 37, of Trenton, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with one count of possession with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and one count of possession with intent to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin. Luis Susana-Delossanto, 32, of Trenton, is charged by complaint with two counts of possession with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine. Ramon Fabian-Pena aka “Rafael,” 59, of Passaic, New Jersey, is charged by complaint with one count of possession with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine.
All three defendants appeared Jan. 8, 2020, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Leda D. Wettre in Newark federal court. Peralta and Susana-Delossanto were released on bail. Fabian-Pena was detained.
A search of Peralta’s residence revealed approximately three kilograms of heroin and U.S. currency. A search of Delossanto’s vehicle revealed approximately 29 kilograms of cocaine. At the time of the arrest of Fabian-Pena, law enforcement also recovered a package containing approximately six kilograms of cocaine.
The counts of possession with intent to distribute heroin and possession with intent to distribute cocaine each have a minimum sentence of 10 years in prison, a maximum sentence of life in prison, and a $10 million fine.
U.S. Attorney Carpenito credited special agents of the Drug Enforcement Administration, New Jersey Division, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Susan A. Gibson; and members of the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office, as well as the Hamilton Township Police Department, with the investigation leading to the charges. This investigation was conducted by a New Jersey DEA HIDTA Task Force composed of officers from the DEA, New Jersey State Police, Mercer County Prosecutor’s Office, Hudson County Prosecutor’s Office, Wayne Police Department, Union Police Department, Woodbridge Police Department, Edison Police Department and Bayonne Police Department.