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New Haven Heroin Dealer Sentenced To More Than Five Years In Federal Prison

January 3, 2013

David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that FRANK CARR, also known as “FL,” 45, of New Haven, was sentenced yesterday by Chief United States District Judge Alvin W. Thompson in Hartford to 63 months of imprisonment, followed by five years of supervised release, for distributing heroin.  

According to court documents and statements made in court, on November 20, November 28, and December 22, 2011, CARR sold heroin to an individual working with law enforcement.

CARR was arrested on February 24, 2012.  At the time of his arrest, he possessed approximately 67 grams of heroin packaged for street-level distribution.

On July 2, 2012, CARR pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of heroin.

CARR has been detained since his arrest.

This matter was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, with assistance provided by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the New Haven Police Department.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Marc H. Silverman.          


Tom Carson
(203) 821-3722

Updated March 18, 2015