Final Defendant in Heroin Conspiracy Sentenced
Juan Reyes, 35, of Bronx, New York, who previously pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute heroin, was sentenced today in District Court to 38 months in federal prison.
Several co-conspirators convicted as part of the case were previously sentenced in U.S. District Court. Kelly Marie Combs, 28, of Salem, Va., was sentenced to 42 months in federal prison. Hameen Shahid Irvin, 41, of Roanoke, Va., who was sentenced 90 months in federal prison. Devona Sue Terry was sentenced to 57 months in prison. Cleveland Terry was sentenced to 132 months in prison.
According to evidence presented at previous hearings by Assistant United States Attorneys Ashley B. Neese and Jennie L. M. Waering, members of the conspiracy were responsible for trafficking large amounts of heroin into the Roanoke region from New York and Baltimore. Evidence showed members of the conspiracy regularly drove to New York and Baltimore to buy heroin and returned to Roanoke with the drug for redistribution.
The investigation of the case was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Roanoke County Police Department and the Virginia State Police. Assistant United States Attorneys Ashley B. Neese and Jennie L. M. Waering prosecuted the case for the United States.