Authorities say a person from Absecon has been sentenced to 80 months in jail for possessing giant portions of heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamine, together with a firearm.
Acting U.S. Attorney Rachael A. Honig says 36-year-old Joseph Brandenberger beforehand pleaded responsible to possessing with intent to distribute 100 grams or extra of heroin, 500 grams or extra of cocaine, and 50 grams or extra of methamphetamine, and possessing a firearm as a beforehand convicted felon.
Honig’s workplace says,
Brandenberger was arrested following an investigation that exposed he was utilizing a rented storage unit to hide a big cache of medicine and a firearm. Upon execution of a search warrant on the location on June 18, 2019, investigators seized 507.6 grams of heroin, 524.3 grams of cocaine, and 107.2 grams of methamphetamine, together with $1,812 in money and drug packaging materials. Investigators additionally discovered a loaded Tech-9 9mm handgun. As a beforehand convicted felon, Brandenberger is prohibited by federal regulation from possessing a firearm or ammunition.
Along with the jail time period, Brandenberger was additionally sentenced to 5 years of supervised launch.
Honig credited quite a few regulation enforcement companies for the work that was performed on this case, together with the Division of Homeland Safety; the U.S. Postal Inspection Service; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives; and the Absecon Police Division.