Members of cocaine distribution ring sentenced to prison

Members of cocaine distribution ring sentenced to prison
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POSTED: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 3:00pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 3:01pm

Two Mexican nationals have been sentenced to prison following convictions on crack cocaine trafficking.

Emmanuel Barrientos, 33, was sentenced to 14 years and Juan Trevino, 38, was sentenced to over 6 years for possessing with the intent to distribute crack cocaine.

An investigation was opened in August 2011 by the DEA and the Rio Grande City PD into a crack cocaine distribution network in Rio Grande City.

From the undercover operations a federal grand jury indicted 11 individuals and revealed a crack cocaine distribution network involving two residential homes.

The nine remaining individuals have been convicted and sentenced to prison.

 

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