Man sentenced to 12 years for attempted shooting, conspiracy to distribute drugs

The defendant pleaded guilty before a judge prior to his sentencing. He also faces an additional five years of supervised release on top of his prison sentence.

Adolfo Carrion

May 2, 2024, 9:33 PM

Updated 25 days ago

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A man has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for an attempted shooting in 2021, as well as conspiracy to distribute narcotics, including fentanyl.
The defendant, Joseph Orengo Jr., confronted a man on a residential street in the Bronx in broad daylight over a drug debt. The man Orengo was speaking with drove away, which is when Orengo fired two shots at him.
Orengo pleaded guilty before a judge prior to his sentencing. He also faces an additional five years of supervised release on top of his prison sentence.


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