Teen accused of selling heroin and fentanyl in Buffalo

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A federal grand jury has indicted a 19-year-old from Buffalo on charges of selling heroin and fentanyl.

Ivan Rosario is charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute heroin and fentanyl, possession with intent to distribute and to distribute heroin and fentanyl, and maintain a drug involved premises.

Authorities say for the past three years, Rosario conspired with others to distribute at least 100 grams of heroin and fentanyl around Buffalo. Officers say during a raid in February 2014, they found 41 bags of drugs, one of which was located in a baby crib in a bedroom of Rosario’s home.

If convicted, Rosario faces a mandatory minimum penalty of five years in prison, a maximum of 40 years, and a fine of $5,000,000.

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