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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Defendant Sentenced On Federal Drug Charges

United States Attorney Kenyen Brown announces that Ricardo Cruz was sentenced today in Federal Court after pleading guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.  Cruz received a sentence of 35 months imprisonment, with 5 years of supervised release to follow.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted the investigation, which involved a total of 14 defendants, with the assistance of the Mobile Police Department, the Foley Police Department, the Fairhope Police Department, the Gulf Shores Police Department and the Alabama State Port Authority.  The FBI presented the case for prosecution to the United States Attorney=s Office, and Assistant United States Attorney Daryl Atchison handled the prosecution of the case on behalf of the United States.

Updated January 26, 2015