Hudson County Man Sentenced to 86 Months in Prison on Drug Distribution Charges
NEWARK, N.J. – Special Agent in Charge of the Drug Enforcement Administration’s New Jersey Division Susan A. Gibson and Acting U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey Rachael A. Honig announced a Hudson County, New Jersey, man was sentenced today to 86 months in prison for possessing with intent to distribute heroin, cocaine and cocaine base.
Hason Armfield, 43, of Jersey City, New Jersey, previously pleaded guilty by videoconference before U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty to an indictment charging him with possessing with intent to distribute heroin, cocaine and cocaine base. Judge McNulty imposed the sentence by videoconference today.
Armfield’s residence was searched as part of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Jersey City Police Department. Law enforcement officers found heroin, cocaine, cocaine base, drug paraphernalia, and U.S. currency.
In addition to the prison term, Judge McNulty sentenced Armfield to three years of supervised release.
Acting U.S. Attorney Honig credited agents and task force officers of the DEA, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Susan A. Gibson in Newark, and members of the Jersey City Police Department, under the direction of Public Safety Director James Shea, with the investigation leading to today’s sentencing.