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

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Manchester Woman Sentenced For Distribution Of Oxycodone And Crack Cocaine

CONCORD, NH –Inez Rodriguez, 43, of Manchester, was sentenced in United States District Court for the District of New Hampshire to 12 months in prison and 2 years of supervised release, for her involvement in the distribution of oxycodone and crack cocaine, announced United States Attorney John P. Kacavas.

Inez Rodriguez’s son, Felix Fernandez was a large-scale Percocet distributor.  Felix Fernandez supplied defendant Inez Rodriguez, and his grandmother, Aida Marquez, a/k/a “Abuela,” with Percocet for distribution.  The Percocet was distributed from various residences in Manchester, including, the residence of Felix Fernandez, the residence of Inez Rodriguez, and the residence of Aida Marquez.  

            The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Safe Streets Gang Task Force and the Manchester, New Hampshire, Police Department Special Investigation Unit.  The arrests consisted of a joint federal, state and local effort.  Members of the arrest teams included: (1) the Federal Bureau of Investigation; (2) the Manchester, New Hampshire, Police Department; (3) the United States Marshal’s Service;   (4) the New Hampshire State Police; (5) the Nashua, New Hampshire, Police Department; and (6) the New Hampshire Department of Probation and Parole and prosecuted by assistant United States Attorney Terry Ollila.

            The Safe Streets Gang Task Force initiative, part of the FBI's Violent Crimes and Major Offenders Program, was created to encourage coordinated crime fighting efforts among FBI field offices and our local law enforcement partners. The mission of the Safe Streets Gang Task Force is to effectively utilize task forces to investigate, locate, arrest, and prosecute subjects for serious federal and state crimes, including drug and weapons violations, armed robbery, bank robbery, kidnapping, and gang and drug-related violence.

Updated April 13, 2015