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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Buffalo Man Sentenced For Heroin Distribution

CONTACT:      Barbara Burns
PHONE:         (716) 843-5817
FAX:            (716) 551-3051
  
BUFFALO, N.Y.-U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. announced today that Raul Matos, 49, of Buffalo, NY, who was convicted of distributing heroin, was sentenced to six months home detention and five years probation by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Frank T. Pimentel, who handled the case, stated that on three occasions in June and July 2014, the defendant sold heroin to an individual in Buffalo.

The sentencing is the result of an investigation on the part of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the direction of Adam S. Cohen, Special Agent in Charge, Buffalo Division.

Updated January 14, 2016