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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Trio Charged With Drug Crimes

Alex DelValle, 37, Justelyn Lopez, 32, and Johnny Solivan, 18, all of Philadelphia, PA, were charged today by indictment with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and attempt to possess with intent to distribute, approximately one kilogram of cocaine, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger.

If convicted, each defendant faces a mandatory minimum sentence of five years in prison with a maximum sentence of 40 years, at least four years of supervised release up to a lifetime of supervised release, and a fine of not more than $10 million. 

The case was investigated by the United States Postal Inspection Service and is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Karen L. Grigsby.

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

Click here to view the indictment.

UNITED STATES ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, EASTERN DISTRICTof PENNSYLVANIA
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Updated December 17, 2014