Providence man admits to trafficking fentanyl and firearms

By News Staff


Twitter: @ABC6

PROVIDENCE, R.I (WLNE) – A Providence man admits to selling fentanyl and firearms to an individual assisting the FBI Safe Streets Task force on multiple occasions during a Project Safe Neighborhoods investigation. 

Jean Sajous, age 28, admitted to that court that had had multiple sales of fentanyl and firearms to a confidential source assisting the Safe Streets Task Force between May 34, 2018 and June 20, 2018. 

Sajous admitted that he sold the individual a total of 5.34 grams of fentanyl, as well as a .25 caliber pistol and a 9mm pistol. 

Following each transaction, the firearms and fentanyl were seized by Task Force Agents. 

Sajous pleaded guilty to two counts of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of fentanyl, one count of unlicensed firearms dealing, and two counts of felon in possession of a firearm.

He is scheduled to be sentenced on October 24, 2019. 

©WLNE-TV/ABC6 2019