Atlantic County Heroin Ringleader Receives Prison Sentence
Last week Frank Gulli's reign of being a heroin ringleader came to an end and sentenced to prison.
The Atlantic County drug dealer has been sentenced to 18 years in prison, according to officials in a statement released on Thursday. If he wants to get out early on parole, the 38 year-old will have to serve nine years first before that happens.
Gulli had homes in multiple towns, including Margate, Somers Point, Brigantine, and Egg Harbor Township.
During the investigation back in 2017, officials from the Atlantic County Prosecutor's Office procured four search warrants through March to May, and one in July, and found the drug jackpot. They discovered and recovered more than 80 bricks of heroin, along with fentanyl, in Linwood, Brigantine, and Egg Harbor Township. That equates to about 4,000 packets of drugs.
Authorities say that back on April 27th, 2017, while trying to escape a search in Linwood, Gulli struck three detectives with his car. He was eventually caught that day and arrested. Cops later found 40 bricks of heroin hiding in his trunk.
Gulli plead guilty to charges of being the leader of a narcotics trafficking network along with possession of heroin/fentanyl charges in May.
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