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Mexican National Sentenced To 37 Months For Methamphetamine Distribution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 11, 2013

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that LUIS MARTINEZ-AYALLA, a/k/a Eduardo Luis Martinez, age 32, of Oaxaca, Mexico, was sentenced to 37 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for Possession of Controlled Substances with Intent to Distribute, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(B)(viii).

The charge arose from an investigation by the District 16 District Attorney’s Drug Task Force and the Department of Homeland Security. The defendant was indicted in February, 2013 and pled guilty in March, 2013.

The Indictment alleged that beginning on an unknown date and time and continuing until on or about June 24, 2012, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, and elsewhere, the defendant, did willfully and knowingly combine, conspire, confederate and agree together, and with others known and unknown to the Grand Jury, to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over today’s hearing. The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal prison at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Kyle Waters represented the United States.

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