Providence man pleads guilty to trafficking guns, drugs to undercover agent
By News Staff
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – A Providence man pled guilty Thursday in U.S. District Court to selling guns and drugs to an undercover agent.
Agustin Navedo, 30, of Providence, admitted to selling Fentanyl to an individual assisting in an FBI Task Force operation on five separate occasions between April and May of 2018.
In addition, Navedo admitted to selling two pistols to the same individual in May of 2018.
Navedo plead guilty to the following charges:
- Conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute / distribution of 40 grams or more of fentanyl,
- Five counts of possession with the intent to distribute / distribution of fentanyl
- Conspiracy to engage in unlicensed dealing in firearms
- Unlicensed dealing in firearms.
Navedo will remain in federal custody until his sentencing, scheduled on April 26th.
Two co-defendants, Yerry Abreu-Jimenez, 26, and Emmanuel Miamen, 24, of Providence, are currently awaiting trial in federal court.
Project Safe Neighborhoods is a crime reduction program spearheaded by the FBI Safe Street Task Force, comprised of members from Central Falls Police Department, Cranston, Pawtucket, Providence, and Woonsocket Police Departments, as well as Adult Correctional Institutions.
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