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Casa Blanca Man Sentenced to Over 6 Years for Possessing Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Arizona

     PHOENIX, Ariz. – This week, Jaysen Reuben Lopez, 26, of Casa Blanca, Ariz., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dominic W. Lanza to six and a half years in prison followed by four years of supervised release. Lopez previously pleaded guilty to possessing methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. 

     On December 5, 2018, Gila River Police Officers found Lopez on the Gila River Indian Reservation, asleep in his vehicle with a bag containing 141 grams of methamphetamine.  Lopez is a member of the Gila River Indian Community. 

     The investigation in this case was conducted by the Gila River Police Department. The prosecution was handled by Raynette Logan, Assistant U.S. Attorney, District of Arizona, Phoenix.

Updated September 9, 2019

Drug Trafficking
Indian Country Law and Justice
Press Release Number: 2019-097_Lopez/CR-19-182-PHX-DWL