York man sentenced to five years in prison on federal drug/firearm charge
A York City man has been sentenced to five years in prison on a federal charge of possessing a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking
Jose David Santiago-Curet, 23, also was given five years of supervised release at his Feb. 12 sentencing, according to a Wednesday news release from the U.S> Attorney’s Office.
Santiago-Curet pleaded guilty on July 8, 2019, the release said.
During a traffic stop in York City on June 30, 2018, a 9 mm Ruger, a bag of heroin and a scale were found in a vehicle occupied by Santiago-Curet, the release said.
He was indicted Oct. 24, 2018, on charges of possession of heroin with intent to distribute, firearm possession in furtherance of drug trafficking and possession of a firearm as a felon, court records state.
The case was investigated by the York City Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
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