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Troy man pleads guilty to selling heroin

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ALBANY, N.Y.—A Troy man pleaded guilty to selling heroin in Albany County Court Thursday.

Leonardo Velez, 36, pleaded guilty to one count of Attempted Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the third degree.

Velez was observed by members of the Albany Police Department selling 100 glassine envelopes of heroin in exchange for $300 on March 17, 2014 in front of a residence on Myrtle Avenue.

When sentenced on July 24, 2014, Velez faces five years in State Prison followed by two years of Post Release Supervision.

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