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Prosecution of Methamphetamine Drug Trafficking Organization Results in Lengthy Federal Prison Sentences and Significant Cash Seizures

The last defendants convicted in an Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF) operation targeting the Simon Chavez Drug Trafficking Organization (DTO), have been sentenced. That DTO was responsible for distributing large quantities of methamphetamine in Lubbock, Texas, and surrounding areas. The operation resulted in significant seizures of methamphetamine, three vehicles and more than $313,000 in cash. The announcement was made today by U.S. Attorney Sarah R. Saldaña of the Northern District of Texas.

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