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Vincente Osorio Sentenced To 10 Years

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Indiana

HAMMOND – United States Attorney for the Northern District of Indiana, David Capp, announced that Vincente Osorio, 61, of Chicago, Illinois, was sentenced today for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute over five kilograms of cocaine and attempt to possess with intent to distribute over five kilograms of cocaine.

Osorio was sentenced to 10 years (120 months) imprisonment and 5 years of supervised release.

According to documents filed in this case, between February and April 2014, Osorio conspired with others in an attempt to purchase over 25 kilograms of cocaine.  On April 30, 2014 Osorio and a co-conspirator were arrested in Gary, after they traveled from Chicago, Illinois to Gary, Indiana with $125,000 in United States Currency where they attempted to procure 10 kilograms of cocaine.

This case was investigated by the Chicago, Illinois and Orange County, California Divisions within Homeland Security Investigations with assistance from the Illinois State Police and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas M. McGrath.

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Updated May 5, 2015