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Pearl District Drug Dealer Sentenced to Federal Prison

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

PORTLAND, Ore.—A Portland man was sentenced to federal prison today for possessing with intent to distribute large quantities of cocaine from his Pearl District apartment.

Antonio Bernal Osorio, Jr., 40, was sentenced to 78 months in federal prison.

According to court documents, in September 2020, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agents learned that Osorio was selling drugs from his apartment in Northwest Portland. Between November 2020 and January 2021, DEA agents conducted multiple successful controlled purchases of cocaine from Osorio, and, on January 21, 2021, executed a search warrant on his apartment. They seized approximately 15 kilograms of cocaine, a .40 caliber pistol, an AR-15-syle semi-automatic rifle, a 9mm handgun, $46,000 in MGM Casino chips, and more than $450,000 in cash.

On May 10, 2021, Osorio was charged by criminal information with possession with intent to distribute cocaine. On June 8, 2021, he waived indictment and pleaded guilty to the single charge.

U.S. Attorney Scott Erik Asphaug of the District of Oregon made the announcement.

This case was prosecuted by DEA with assistance from the Clackamas County Interagency Task Force. It was prosecuted by Cassady A. Adams, Assistant U.S. Attorney for the District of Oregon.

Updated February 15, 2022

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