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Crime & Courts

Aurora man sentenced to nine-year jail term in Montgomery heroin sale

Jose A. Pabon
Jose A. Pabon

ST. CHARLES - A Kane County judge has sentenced an Aurora man to a nine-year prison term in connection with the attempted sale of heroin in Montgomery.

In a press release, the Kane County State's Attorney's Office said Jose A. Pabon, 51, of the 1400 block of South Glen Circle, was convicted Sept. 18 on charges of possession of a control substance (heroin) with intent to deliver, a Class 1 felony; unlawful delivery of a controlled substance (heroin), a Class 2 felony; and possession of heroin, a Class 4 felony.

According to the release, Assistant State’s Attorney Robert Moeller said in court that Kane County Sheriff’s detectives and Drug Enforcement Administration agents were investigating suspected illegal drug activity on Nov. 7, 2016 in the parking lot of a business in the 600 block of Montgomery Road, Montgomery and saw Pabon sell .9 grams of heroin to another individual. When Pabon drove away, officers followed and stopped him in the vicinity of Hill Avenue and Montgomery Road. During a search of Pabon's vehicle was 4.2 grams of heroin was recovered.

In accordance with Illinois law, Pabon is eligible for day-for-day sentencing and he received credit for 70 days served in the Kane County Jail, according to the release.

Pabon was subject to extended-term sentencing because of his criminal history, which includes convictions for multiple drug and gun offenses.

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