A Providence man is heading to federal prison for trafficking heroin.
Authorities say Wilkins Robles-Tejada was sentenced Friday to five years behind bars followed by five years of probation.
The 29-year-old Tejada pleaded guilty Feb. 8 to one count of possession with the intent to distribute, 100 grams or more of heroin.
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Prosecutors say Providence police began investigating Tejada in February 2015. Police made controlled purchases of heroin from Tejada on at least two occasions.
Authorities saw Tejada visit a Cranston residence on numerous occasions during the investigation. Police executed a search warrant at the Cranston home and discovered approximately 981 grams of heroin, 95 grams of cocaine, 19 grams of fentanyl and a firearm.
Tejada has been in custody since his arrest February 20, 2015.