SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – Wilfredo Fuentes, 36, of Syracuse was sentenced today to 96 months in federal prison for distributing heroin, fentanyl and cocaine in Syracuse, the prosecutor said from the United States Carla B. Freedman, John B. DeVito, Special Agent in charge of the New York Field Division of the United States Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Ray Donovan , special agent in charge of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Chief Kenton Buckner, City of the Syracuse Police Department.
Fuentes was also given a 3-year supervised release sentence following his prison term and confiscation of $ 3,400.00 in drug products.
In his previous guilty plea, Fuentes admitted to selling heroin, fentanyl and cocaine twice during an ATF / SPD undercover operation in Syracuse. Fuentes has previously been convicted of two drug-related crimes in New York State.
This case was investigated by the US Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the Syracuse Police Department-Intelligence Section, and the Drug Enforcement Administration ( DEA) of the United States, with assistance from the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS-Parole) and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard Southwick.