Lexington drug dealer headed to prison

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A Lexington man is headed to federal prison for selling heroin and methamphetamine, according to prosecutors.

29-year old Juan Gomez was sentenced to nineteen and a half years, according to prosecutors.  Gomez was found guilty in June.

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Investigators say Gomez had heroin in his car when he crashed into a telephone pole in 2015.  They say in July 2017, Gomez was intoxicated when he crashed into the back of a UK Police cruiser.  Prosecutors say Gomez had more than 15 pounds of crystal meth, several pounds of marijuana and $60,000 in drug money in his car at the time of the crash.