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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Troy Woman Pleads Guilty to Distributing Heroin

ALBANY, NEW YORK – Angelina L. Cedeno, age 35, of Troy, New York, pled guilty today to distributing heroin in Albany County.

The announcement was made by United States Attorney Grant C. Jaquith and Vadim D. Thomas, Special Agent in Charge of the Albany Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

As part of her guilty plea, Cedeno admitted to distributing heroin in the Town of Bethlehem, in Albany County, in August 2016.

Cedeno is in custody pending sentencing.

United States District Judge Mae A. D’Agostino will sentence Cedeno on June 6, 2018.  Cedeno faces up to 20 years in prison, and a term of post-imprisonment supervised release of at least 3 years and up to life.  A defendant’s sentence is imposed by a judge based on the particular statute the defendant is charged with violating, the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other factors.

This case was investigated by the FBI and New York State Police, and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Barnett.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated February 7, 2018