Wilmington: Miguel Angel sentenced for Drug Distribution

Wilmington: Miguel Angel sentenced for Drug Distribution

Wilmington Man, Miguel Angel Ramos Receives 13 Years In Federal Prison for Drug Distribution

RALEIGH, N.C (STL.News) Miguel Angel Ramos, age 31, from Wilmington, NC was sentenced today in Federal District Court in Raleigh, NC. Ramos was sentenced to a total of 156 months in prison for the distribution of a quantity of fentanyl on July 25, 2019 in Wilmington, NC.

According to Court documents and information presented at today’s hearing, in July 2019, agents with the Wilmington Safe Street Task Force (WSSTF) conducted two controlled purchases of suspected heroin from Ramos.  On July 17, 2019, under the supervision of agents with WSSTF, a confidential source (CI) purchased heroin from Ramos.  The CI contacted Ramos and arranged a meeting with Ramos to purchase heroin at a gas station in the Greenfield Lake area of Wilmington.  The CI met Ramos and purchased 50 bags of suspected heroin for $300.00.  On July 25, 2019, law enforcement conducted a second controlled purchase of suspected heroin from Ramos.  The CI met Ramos at a convenience store on Carolina Beach Road in Wilmington.  The CI purchased 98 bags of suspected heroin for $500.00.  In each instance, the suspected heroin tested positive as fentanyl after being sent to the lab for analysis. 

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