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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 08, 2011

Mount Pleasant, Texas Woman Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

TYLER, Texas – A 42-year-old Mount Pleasant, Texas woman has been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. 

Rosa Moreno Mejia pleaded guilty on Nov. 1, 2010, to possession with intent to distribute cocaine and was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison on June 7, 2011, by U.S. District Judge Michael H. Schneider.

According to information presented in court, on Mar. 4, 2010, Mejia delivered approximately 30 grams of powder cocaine to co-defendant, Alfredo Bello Dejesus in exchange for $900.  From Sep. 2, 2009, to June 11, 2010, Mejia delivered another 260 grams of powder cocaine.  All of Mejia's co-defendants have pleaded guilty in this case.  A federal grand jury returned an indictment on July 14, 2010 charging Mejia with federal drug trafficking violations. 

This case was investigated by the Texas DPS, Homeland Security Investigations, FBI, DEA, IRS and ATF and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jim Noble.

 

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