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March 16, 2012


Fayetteville- Conner Eldridge, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas,
announced that Rolando Sanchez-Sanchez, was sentenced today in federal court to 135 months in
prison. Sanchez-Sanchez was convicted for distribution of methamphetamine. According to court
documents, on June 3, 2011, a confidential informant working with the Drug Enforcement
Administration contacted Sanchez-Sanchez for the purposes of arranging a drug transaction.
Sanchez-Sanchez offered to provide one ounce of methamphetamine to the confidential informant
in exchange for $1,300. Agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration arrested the defendant
and executed a search warrant on his residence on August 26, 2011.
According to court documents, Sanchez-Sanchez was named in a four count Indictment filed
on August 10, 2011 and he entered a plea of guilty on December 5, 2011. During sentencing, United
States District Court Judge Jimm Larry Hendren sentenced Sanchez-Sanchez to 135 months
imprisonment, $17,500 in fines and four years supervised release upon his release from prison.
This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, Rogers Police
Department and Bentonville Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Clay Fowlkes
prosecuted this case for the United States.
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