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

Monday, April 14, 2014

Manchester Man Sentenced For Cocaine And Crack Distribution

CONCORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE –Juan Parrilla, 39, of Manchester, New Hampshire, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 42 months in prison, for engaging in the distribution of cocaine and possessing crack cocaine with the intention of distributing it, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.

            An undercover law enforcement officer of the Manchester Police Department engaged in numerous hand-to-hand purchases of cocaine from Parrilla beginning in October 2011.  A search warrant was executed at Parilla’s residence in Manchester and law enforcement seized 117 grams of crack cocaine.            

The investigation of Parrilla was conducted by members of the Manchester, New Hampshire, Police Department Special Investigations Unit and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Terry Ollila.
Updated April 13, 2015