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Texas meth dealer sentenced to 20 years in federal prison

May 16, 2017  |  Posted by: Francesca Falzarano
Texas meth dealer sentenced to 20 years in federal prison

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A convicted meth dealer has been sentenced in federal court to 20 years behind bars for his role in a drug trafficking operation in Texas.

In October, 44-year-old Guadalupe Segovia of Mesquite, Texas pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, the Dallas Observer reported.

Segovia is one of 19 defendants indicted back in June for multiple felony offenses linked to the drug distribution enterprise in southeastern Dallas County.

Guadalupe Segovia was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a federal judge

All 19 have pleaded guilty to at least one charge, the U.S. attorney’s office for the Northern District of Texas indicated.

In February 2016, law enforcement officials discovered roughly 260 grams of meth and two firearms in Segovia’s car, according to court documents.

The probe into the drug-trafficking operation was launched a month prior. Prosecutors said other members of the organization sold drugs to undercover officers in Dallas.

Investigators stated that they confiscated over 6,700 grams of meth, 13.2 kilograms of meth oil, 62 grams of marijuana, 2.5 grams of heroin, and 20 milliliters of gamma-hydroxybutyrate, also known as GHB or the “date rape” drug.

The U.S. attorney’s office also revealed that 12 firearms and $12,379 in cash were seized.

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