NH man sentenced to 8 years in prison for drug trafficking
CONCORD — A Manchester man was sentenced for his role in a conspiracy to distribute oxycodone pills, a conspiracy to launder money, distributing controlled substances and possessing a firearm during a drug trafficking crime.
U.S. Attorney Emily Gray Rice announced that Jose Nunez, 61 of Manchester, was sentenced to serve eight years in federal prison.
Court documents showed that a police investigation in 2013 and 2014 revealed that Nunez was part of a group of drug traffickers who were distributing oxycodone pills in Manchester.
Police conducted multiple controlled drug purchases and wiretaps before finally arresting 5 individuals involved in the conspiracy in August 2014.
After serving his prison sentence, Nunez will be on supervised release for a period of three years.