CHICAGO (CBS)–An Aurora man was sentenced to a decade in prison Wednesday for selling nearly $16,000 worth of heroin in 2017, according to the Kane County State’s Attorney’s office.

Javier Ramirez, 33, pleaded guilty to unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.

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Kane County Circuit Judge Donald M. Tegeler, Jr. sentenced Ramirez to 10 years in prison as part of a plea deal in which Ramirez will also have to pay $15,930–the street value of the heroin he was convicted of having in his possession.

In April 2017, Ramirez was caught with four grams of heroin and $4,210 in cash in his vehicle, according to the state’s attorney.

During a search of his residence, police found an additional 100 grams of heroin.

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He will be required to serve at least 75 percent of his sentence and has 480 days of credit for jail time served since his arrest.



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