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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Oregon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Drug Dealer Sentenced to 108 Months in Federal Prison

EUGENE, Ore. – Jose Gonzalez-Alvarado, 32, of Springfield, Oregon, was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Chief Judge Ann Aiken to 108 months in federal prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Upon his release from prison, Gonzalez-Alvarado will be on supervised release for five years.

On November 3, 2010, Springfield Police Department detectives contacted Gonzalez-Alvarado in Springfield after receiving a tip that he was going to deliver methamphetamine. Gonzalez-Alvarado was searched and detectives found four ounces of methamphetamine on his person. A residence associated with Gonzalez-Alvarado was also searched and five ounces of methamphetamine, $6,000 in drug proceeds, scales, packaging material, and a pistol were located.

This case was investigated by the Springfield Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jeffrey S. Sweet.

Updated January 29, 2015