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Philadelphia Woman Indicted on Drug Charge

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

PITTSBURGH, Pa – One resident of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on a charge of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today.

The one-count Indictment named Ana Rodriguez Gonzalez, 31, as the sole defendant.

According to the Indictment, on or about May 1, 2019, Rodriguez Gonzalez possessed with the intent to distribute one kilogram or more of heroin.

The law provides for a maximum sentence of not less than 10 years in prison, a fine of not more than $10,000.00 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offenses and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant.

Assistant United States Attorney Brian M. Czarnecki will prosecute this case on behalf of the government.

The Drug Enforcement Administration and the Pennsylvania State Police conducted the investigation leading to the Indictment in this case.

An indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Updated July 18, 2019

Topic
Drug Trafficking