DEA - Drug Enforcement Administration

02/11/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/11/2020 17:17

Riverview man pleads guilty to distributing more than a kilogram of cocaine

TAMPA, Fla. -Emmanuel de la Cruz, 40, of Riverview, today pleaded guilty to distributing cocaine. He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not yet been set.

According to the plea agreement, a confidential source (CS) negotiated with de la Cruz to obtain cocaine. The CS traveled to meet de la Cruz at a house where de la Cruz gave the CS just over a kilogram of cocaine.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the St. Petersburg Police Department. It is being prosecuted by The United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Florida.

More information about this case can be found athttps://www.flmd.uscourts.govor https://ecf.flmd.uscourts.gov.