Eastern Oregon man gets 10 years for heroin trafficking


Adan Torres-Nieves pleaded guilty in May

Adan Torres-Nieves was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for the intent to distribute heroin on Sept. 18, 2019. (US Attorney’s Office – District of Oregon)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Adan Torres-Nieves was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on Wednesday for his plan to sell nearly four pounds of heroin in Eastern Oregon.

Blue Mountain Nartoctics Enforcement Team was investigating the 45-year-old since 2017. Once they got a search warrant, they found around four pounds of heroin, a pound of meth and five pounds of cocaine in his home.

Authorities also found $21,046 in cash, digital scales, two guns and a camouflage bulletproof vest.

Torres-Nieves pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute heroin on May 6. He was sentenced to 120 months with five years of supervised release.

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