DA News Release – Drug Team convicts 25 defendants

The Mecklenburg County District Attorney’s Drug Prosecution Team convicted 25 defendants April 8-12, 2013, in Superior Court. The defendants entered their guilty pleas before The Honorable Hugh B. Lewis, Superior Court Judge.

Among those convicted were:

Miguel Alvarado, 28, pled guilty to trafficking in heroin by possession. He was sentenced to 70-84 months in prison. In November 2011, Alvarado was discovered in a car that contained more than 56 grams of heroin at a restaurant parking lot on Providence Road in Charlotte.

Elder Martinez, 31, pled guilty to conspiracy to traffic in cocaine by possession.
He was sentenced to 35-42 months in prison.

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