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Greenville Drug Trafficker Sentenced

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of North Carolina

ELIZABETH CITY - United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that in federal court on October 22, 2015, United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle sentenced BRYANT FIGUEROA, 32, of Greenville, North Carolina, to 60 months in prison followed by 5 years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin.  FIGUEROA previously pled guilty to this charge on July 15, 2015.

The Greenville Regional Drug Task Force used an informant to buy heroin from FIGUEROA on three occasions in October and November 2014.  The investigation revealed that between June 2014 and December 9, 2014, FIGUEROA and his co-conspirators were responsible for distributing approximately 125 grams of heroin in Pitt County, North Carolina.   

The investigation of this case was conducted by the Greenville Regional Drug Task Force.  The federal prosecution was handled by Special Assistant United States Attorney Glenn Perry.  Mr. Perry is a prosecutor with the Pitt County District Attorney’s Office.  Pitt County District Attorney Kimberly Robb has assigned Mr. Perry to the United States Attorney’s Office to prosecute federal Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force criminal matters.  Mr. Perry’s assignment to the United States Attorney’s Office has been made possible by grants funded by the Governor’s Crime Commission.

Updated October 23, 2015