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Nine people charged in heroin distribution bust in Schenectady and Bronx

March 11, 2019 04:21 PM

A heroin distribution ring is busted in Schenectady and Bronx.

Nine people are now charged.

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Investigators say they distributed more than a kilogram of heroin in 2017 and 2018.

They say they also seized hundreds of grams of heroin, cash and heroin-processing materials from Schenectady and Bronx.

Each person faces hefty jail time and fines.

The following people are charged:

Jean Carlos Rivera-Perez, aka “Tego,” age 44, of Bronx, New York;

Esteban Ressy, aka “The Boss,” age 43, of Schenectady and Puerto Rico;

Leamzy Soto Calderon, aka “Lee,” aka “Gordo,” age 28, of Schenectady;

Linette Marie Soto, age 24, of Schenectady;

Kristen Jansen, age 27, of Schenectady;

Jose Cortes-Cruz, aka “Bimbo,” age 28, of Schenectady;

Gregory Insogna, age 45, of Amsterdam, New York;

Patrick McNamara, age 47, of Amsterdam. 

One person remains at large, so they are not named.

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