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March 28, 2011

TYLER, Texas – A 47-year-old Dallas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Alejandro Cabrera pleaded guilty on Jan. 7, 2010 to being involved in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and was sentenced to 189 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis

                According to information presented in court, on July 23, 2009, Cabrera was arrested in Smith County, Texas with approximately one pound of methamphetamine and a pistol in his possession.  An investigation revealed that since 2007, Cabrera was involved in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Dallas County, which was then transported through the Eastern District of Texas for redistribution.  Cabrera was indicted by a federal grand jury on Aug. 5, 2009 and charged with drug trafficking violations.

This case was investigated by the Texas Department of Public Safety and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Mary Ann Cozby.

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