News Release
September 26, 2006

Florida Man Sentenced for Possessing Drugs in Oklahoma

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - United States Attorney Sheldon J. Sperling announced today that WILLIAM H. VILLEGAS, age 44, of Dania Beach, Florida, was sentenced for Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a) and (b)(1)(B) and 18 U.S.C. § 2, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a) and (b)(1)(C) and 18 U.S.C. § 2.

“VILLEGAS was sentenced to eighty-seven (87) months imprisonment, forty-eight (48) months supervised release, and a special assessment fee of $100.00,” stated U.S. Attorney Sheldon J. Sperling.

“The charges resulted from an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration, involving a stop by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol,” recalled U.S. Attorney Sperling. “VILLEGAS, a citizen of El Salvadore, was found to be in possession of 12 pounds of cocaine and 210 pounds of marijuana.”

“The Honorable Ronald A. White presided over today’s sentencing. Assistant United States Attorney Mike Littlefield represented the government.”