2 sentenced in Camden heroin mill case (PHOTOS)

<div class="meta image-caption"><div class="origin-logo origin-image wpvi"><span>WPVI</span></div><span class="caption-text">Pictured: Jose Fortuna</span></div>
Two suspects who pleaded guilty after an investigation into a drug ring operating in Camden, New Jersey have been sentenced.

Jose Fortuna, 40, and Andrew Lopez, 31, of Camden, were both originally arrested as part of Operation China White.

Fortuna was sentenced to 14.5 years, including five years of parole ineligibility, while Lopez was sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Both men pleaded guilty on March 22nd.

Fortuna's nephew, 26-year-old Wilson Fortuna, also pleaded guilty and is due to be sentenced on June 24th.

The elder Fortuna was accused of running a heroin mill out of his home in the 300 block of North 41st Street. His nephew was accused of supplying heroin to drug dealers.

Lopez was charged in connection with two sales of first-degree quantities of heroin to an undercover officer.

A total of six people were charged in Operation China White, which targeted the Camden operation.
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