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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Drug charges admitted

  • Sentencing awaited.
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  • The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that Alejandro Diego Garcia, 36, of Norwalk, Calif.pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.
     
    Charges arose from an investigation by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The defendant was indicted in August, 2013.
     
    The Indictment alleged that on or about July 15, 2013 in the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, Garcia, unlawfully, knowingly and intentionally possess with the intent to distribute in excess of Five-Hundred (500) grams of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance.
     
    The Honorable Kimberly E. West, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the guilty plea and ordered the completion of a presentence report. Sentencing will be scheduled following its completion. The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service.
     
    The statutory range of punishment is not less than 10 years imprisonment and/or up to a $10,000,000 fine.
     
     

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