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Lowell, Massachusetts Man Pleads Guilty to Fentanyl Trafficking

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Hampshire

            CONCORD - Jesus Lopez, 27, of Lowell, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to distributing a controlled substance, United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced.

            According to court documents and statements made in court, between October 26, 2017 and January 31, 2018, law enforcement officers used a cooperating individual to make three separate controlled purchases of fentanyl from Lopez in Hudson, New Hampshire.    

            Lopez is scheduled to be sentenced on January 15, 2020.

            “Interstate fentanyl trafficking presents a grave risk to the health and safety of the citizens of New Hampshire,” said U.S. Attorney Murray.  “We will continue to work closely with our law enforcement partners to identify and prosecute those who distribute this deadly drug.  I commend the New Hampshire State Police for their efforts in this case.”     

            This matter was investigated by the New Hampshire State Police.  The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Anna Krasinski.



Updated September 25, 2019

Drug Trafficking
Press Release Number: 19-177