Man pleads guilty to supplying Vallejo heroin dealers; feds say he was starting opium farm

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SACRAMENTO — A Turlock man who was indicted after an undercover investigation into Vallejo heroin dealers brought the Drug Enforcement Administration to his door has pleaded guilty, court records show.

Arturo Castro-Zavaleta, 41, pleaded guilty last month to possession of one kilogram of heroin with intent to distribute, as well as a methamphetamine trafficking charge. In exchange, prosecutors have agreed to seek a low-end prison term at Castro-Zavaleta’s Nov. 11 sentencing hearing.

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