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Crime Feds: CT man involved in New Haven drug ring gets prison

18:45  12 february  2020
18:45  12 february  2020 Source:   nhregister.com

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BRIDGEPORT — A state man who was involved in a New Haven drug ring was sentenced to 5 years in federal prison, according federal authorities.

a group of people standing in front of a building: U.S. District Courthouse Bridgeport, Conn.© Viktoria Sundqvist

U.S. District Courthouse Bridgeport, Conn.

Hakeem Basir, 56, of Waterbury, also was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Stefan R. Underhill in Bridgeport to four years of supervised release, for trafficking heroin, federal authorities said in a release.

The case evolved from a joint investigation headed by the DEA New Haven Task Force, FBI and New Haven Police Department into a New Haven-based drug trafficking organization that acquired and distributed heroin and cocaine, the release said. The investigation found Basir distributed heroin at locations in Waterbury and Hartford.

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NEW HAVEN — A Hartford man was sentenced to nearly 4 years in prison on gun and drug dealing charges, federal authorities said. Luis Nieves-Feliciano, 41, of Hartford, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton in New Haven to a total of 46 months in prison , to be followed by

“During the investigation, law enforcement officers seized more than 500 grams of heroin, more than 300 grams of fentanyl, more than one kilogram of cocaine, three firearms, over $90,000 in cash, vehicles, jewelry and precious metals,” federal authorities said in the release.

A grand jury in New Haven returned an indictment charging Basir and 18 other people with narcotics trafficking offenses on April 19, 2019, the release said. Basir and several other members of the conspiracy were arrested on April 25, 2018.

Basir has been detained since his arrest and he pleaded guilty on Aug. 9, 2019 to one count of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin, the release said.

Further, the DEA New Haven Task Force includes participants from the U.S. Marshals Service, Internal Revenue Service - Criminal Investigation Division, and the New Haven, Hamden, West Haven, North Haven, Branford, Ansonia, Meriden, Derby, Middletown, Naugatuck and Waterbury police departments. The Connecticut Department of Correction, Milford Police Department and East Haven Police Department assisted the investigation.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney H. Gordon Hall, the release said.

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