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Local Heroin Dealer Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison

A 24-year-old Southeast man who officials dubbed a "major Putnam heroin distributor" has been sentenced to three years in state prison.

Franyelis Ramos was convicted Dec. 11 of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a felony, Putnam County District Attorney announced Thursday. 

Investigators from the Putnam County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Enforcement Unit arrested Ramos in January 2013.

Ramos brought heroin from the Bronx to Putnam County, according to authorities. He sold it at his Old Route 6 home and the local BP Gas Station. 

His arrest came after an investigation that lasted several months. Officials said then he was peddling roughly 1,000 bags of heroin—having a street value of about $12,000—weekly.

Assistant District Attorney Heather Abissi prosecuted the case. Following a grand jury indictment, Ramos pleaded guilty. His sentence includes two years post-release supervision.
Denise L January 07, 2014 at 11:03 AM
Its about time!! if it where iI think it was there was always alota lot of traffic running in and out of that place..I had a feeling that's what was going on there..dirt bags!! 3 Years!!!??? That's it !? These POS people are selling to our kids andal thats allPutnam county can do!? Disgusting!!m
Denise L January 07, 2014 at 11:05 AM
I'm so angry I can't even type.
Yolanda Arce January 23, 2014 at 07:21 AM
A major drug dealer gets three years? Really??? Three years?
Carolyn Adams January 23, 2014 at 07:44 AM
He must have cut some kind of deal ... don't you think?
Denise L January 25, 2014 at 01:51 PM
Screw these deals..its bull...he will get out in 3yrs( 2 with good time) and do it again..he is young he doesdoesn't care...Putnam county!! You should be a shamed!! U suck!!

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