A man who confessed that he was a major drug supplier to a Hudson Valley drug ring is heading to jail.

On Thursday in Orange County Court, 37-year-old Miguel Galvan was sentenced to 10 years in prison in connection with his guilty plea to operating as a major trafficker.

As part of his guilty plea, Galvan admitted he was the “profiteer" and planned sales of narcotics on one or more occasions with drugs that were valued at $75,000 or more.

Galvan was arrested after a seven-month investigation into drug sales in Orange County called “Operation Chopper.

“This defendant was a major supplier of the types of narcotics that are destroying the fabric of our society and killing our residents,” Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler stated.

Galvan was the twentieth defendant to pleaded guilty as a result of, “Operation Chopper,” including the leader Anthony J. Spagnola of Cuddebackville.

On April 28, 2016, The New York State Police Special Investigations Unit, in conjunction with the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and the Sussex County Prosecutor’s Office, made over 20 arrests and seized two kilos of cocaine.

In addition to exposing the drug ring, the “Operation Chopper” investigation also revealed crimes committed by “outlaw motorcycle clubs,” officials say.

Galvin was also fined $30,000 and forced to forfeit $25,000.

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