Richmond Man Sentenced for Fentanyl Trafficking
RICHMOND, Va. – A Richmond man who was convicted by a federal jury in March was sentenced yesterday to 12 years in prison for distributing fentanyl in the Mosby Court neighborhood.
According to court records and evidence presented at trial and sentencing, Quotez Tyveck Pair, 33, was a drug trafficker with a reputation for violence in and around Mosby Court. Pair formerly associated with the “II Bloods” gang.
In October and November 2019, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents, with the aid of an inside cooperator, completed two controlled drug purchases from Pair. The cooperator, at the direction and under the supervision of law enforcement, purchased from Pair one ounce of heroin on October 30, 2019 and two ounces of heroin on November 12, 2019. Upon analysis, both substances purchased from Pair were found to be fentanyl.
Pair was subsequently arrested on January 21, 2020 in Henrico County and convicted on March 10, 2021 following a jury trial. At sentencing, the Court found that in addition to fentanyl, Pair also distributed over a half-kilogram of cocaine.
Jarod Forget, Special Agent in Charge of the DEA Washington Division, and Raj Parekh, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia made the announcement after sentencing.