METHUEN MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO SELLING OXYCODONE AND COCAINE IN THE QUEEN CITY
CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE - Luis Alberto Reyes, 36, formally of Methuen, Massachusetts pled guilty today to one count of distributing oxycodone, one count of possessing 500 grams or more of cocaine with the intent to distribute and a related count of conspiracy, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.
Reyes admitted that in early 2010, he sold more than 11,000- 80 mg oxycodone pills and multiple kilograms of cocaine in Manchester. He further acknowledged bringing those drugs to New Hampshire in a concealed compartment in his car and selling them to Angel Andino, a Manchester resident, for further distribution. Andino previously pled guilty to various charges arising from his involvement in the scheme.
The conspiracy and cocaine charges carry mandatory minimum sentences of five years and a maximum sentence of forty years and the oxycodone charge carries a maximum sentence of twenty years. Reyes also agreed to forfeit a 2009 Toyota Camry and $13,400 seized from his Methuen home. Reyes will remain detained pending sentencing, scheduled for June 15, 2011.
This matter was investigated by the New Hampshire Attorney General's Drug Task Force, the Manchester Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The prosecution is being handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Bill Morse.