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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Hampshire

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

New Hamsphire Man Sentenced On Distribution Of Heroin

CONCORD, N.H. – Willy Valentin, 27, of Manchester, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 37 months in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of distribution of heroin, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.

            In the summer of 2011, the Manchester Police Department conducted an investigation into the sale of heroin in the Manchester area.  In August and September of 2011, a confidential informant purchased 1.13 grams of heroin from the defendant.  The defendant was arrested and admitted that he had been selling heroin beginning in June of 2011.  The defendant engaged in the heroin distribution while he was on supervised release from a previous federal conviction for conspiracy to distribute cocaine and distribution of more than five grams of cocaine.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Debra M. Walsh.

Updated April 10, 2015