Seven New Haven area men charged with federal narcotic offenses

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)–Seven New Haven county men have been charged with federal narcotic offenses that could lead to several years in prison.

According to statements made in court, Jeffrey Smith, 21, Robbie Smith, 26, and Sean London, 22, all shared a mobile phone used to contact drug customers throughout the New Haven area. These men would then deliver the drugs in exchange for cash.

Jeffrey, Robbie, and London were charged with the conspiracy to distribute heroin and crack cocaine.

Robert Oathout, 35, of Branford, Jason Langley, 39, Harry Anastasio, 54, of East Haven, and Antonio Delucia, 26, of Wallingford, were allegedly drug customers who have been charged with one count of using a telephone to facilitate a narcotics trafficking felony offense.

If convicted of the charges, Jeffrey Smith and London face a minimum sentence of five years and a maximum of 40 years in prison for the consipiracy charge and up to 20 years on each distribution charge.

Robbie Smith faces a maximum term of 20 years, and Oathout, Langley, Anastasio and Delucia each face a maximum term of imprisonment of four years.

The FBI’s New Haven Safe Streets Task Force, which consists of FBI agents and officers from the New Haven Police Department, West Haven Police Department and the Connecticut Department of Corrections, had been investigating this case since February.

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