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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, November 30, 2018

Ocala Man Sentenced To Twenty Years In Prison For Heroin And Fentanyl Trafficking

Ocala, Florida – U.S. District Judge James D. Whittemore has sentenced Santonio Juvon Jackson (35, Ocala) to 20 years in federal prison for possession, distribution, and conspiracy to possess and distribute heroin and fentanyl. A federal jury had found him guilty on June 13, 2018.

According to court documents, Jackson conspired with others to deliver 167.2 grams of heroin and fentanyl in the Ocala area.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Marion County Unified Drug Enforcement Strike Team. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney William S. Hamilton.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Opioids
Prescription Drugs
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Updated November 30, 2018