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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 16, 2015

DEA Seizes Approximately 325 Grams Of Opiates

          CONCORD, N.H. – Tiffany Ramos, 26, of Manchester, was arrested on a complaint charging her with possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance.  The complaint affidavit alleges that Ms. Ramos met with a confidential source on three separate occasions and sold the confidential source a total of 50 grams of a substance which field tested positive for heroin.  On the day Ms. Ramos was arrested, she had concealed in her bra approximately 125 grams of a controlled substance which field tested positive for opiates. Ms. Ramos faces a maximum sentence of 20 years imprisonment.  Ms. Ramos was detained pending a show cause hearing scheduled for July 13, 2015.

          Hector Bienvenido Mateo-Beltre was also arrested on a complaint charging him with possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance.  At the time of his arrest, Mr. Beltre was in possession of approximately 200 grams of a controlled substance which field tested positive for opiates. Mr. Beltre faces a maximum sentence of 40 years imprisonment.  He was detained pending a preliminary hearing.

          Acting United States Attorney Feith reminds the public that a complaint merely alleges that a crime has been committed and that all defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

          The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Debra M. Walsh.

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Updated June 16, 2015