Orlando felon guilty of selling heroin while armed

A 44-year-old felon has pled guilty to distributing hundreds of grams of heroin at an Orlando gas station while he was in possession of a firearm.

Jahroy Elijah Sackey has pled guilty to possession with the intent to distribute 100 grams or more of heroin and possession of a firearm and ammunition as a convicted felon.

According to court records, Sackey drove his car to an Orlando gas station in December 2018 and sold 30 grams of heroin to an individual.

In March 2019, Sackey drove his car to the same gas station and sold over 250 grams of heroin to the same individual.

Sackey was arrested shortly thereafter. During a search of his vehicle, authorities located a pistol with 24 rounds of armor-piercing ammunition and 156 grams of cocaine.

During a search of Sackey’s house, authorities recovered a Glock 30 pistol, ammunition, and more heroin.

At the time of his arrest, Sackey had previously served time in a federal prison for possessing cocaine with the intent to distribute.

Sackey now faces a minimum mandatory penalty of 5 years, and up to 40 years, in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set in the case.

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