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August 3, 2007 - United States Attorney Patrick L. Meehan today announced the filing of an indictment* charging JOSE LAUSELL, JR, a.k.a. “Orlando,” with distribution of cocaine base (“crack”), in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1).

If convicted, the defendant faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years in prison, and a $4 million fine.


DEFENDANT


ADDRESS


AGE [Date of Birth]

JOSE LAUSELL, JR.

Philadelphia, PA

Approx. 29 years

The case was investigated by the Philadelphia Field Division of the DEA, the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office DDOU, IDIS, the Philadelphia Police Narcotics Field Unit #1, and the Philadelphia Police Highway Patrol. Assistant United States Attorney Bea L. Witzleben has been assigned to prosecute this matter.


UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
EASTERN DISTRICT, PENNSYLVANIA
Suite 1250, 615 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Contact:
RICH MANIERI
Media Contact
215.861.8525


*An Indictment or Information is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

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