ALBANY, NEW YORK – Jose Leon Roldan, 42, of Troy, New York, today pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute a kilogram of heroin.
The announcement was made by Acting US Attorney Antoinette T. Bacon; Special Representative Ray Donovan, US Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), New York Division; and Rensselaer County Sheriff Pat Russo.
Leon Roldan pleaded guilty to partnering with his father Carlos Leon Rivera and Mario Figueroa portal lady to sell heroin in Troy from November 2019 to March 30, 2020. Jose Leon admitted to traveling regularly with his father to New York City, where they would get heroin from Figueroa’s source. They brought the heroin back to Troy, where she and Figueroa prepared it and packaged it for sale to customers.
Leon faces a sentence of at least 10 years and up to life imprisonment and post-release surveillance for at least 5 years and up to life when he was sentenced by United States Chief District Judge Glenn T. Suddaby on December 8, 2021 for The Sentence will be imposed by a judge based on the law the accused is accused of violating, U.S. sentencing guidelines, and other factors.
Figueroa portal woman, 42 years old, from Troy, pleaded guilty to the conspiracy to distribute 1 kilogram of heroin or more on August 11, 2020 and is due to be sentenced on November 4, 2021.
Leon Rivera, 63, from Troy, pleaded guilty to the conspiracy to distribute 1 kilogram of heroin or more on June 9, 2021, and is due to be sentenced on October 28, 2021.
This case has been investigated by the DEA and the Rensselaer County Sheriff’s Office and is being led by Assistant US Attorney Michael Barnett. tracked
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