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Tucson Man Will Serve 78 Months for Conspiracy to Distribute Fentanyl

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

TUCSON, Ariz. – Glen Adam Romero, Jr., 42, of Tucson, Arizona, was sentenced on June 27, 2023, by United States District Judge James A. Soto to 78 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release. Romero also was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment. Romero pleaded guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Fentanyl.

In October 2020, the Federal Bureau of Investigation initiated an investigation into the Southside Murder Gang Killaz (SMGK) criminal street gang in Tucson, Arizona. The investigation revealed individuals associated with SMGK were involved in the smuggling of aliens, narcotics, and firearms in the Tucson area. Romero, Jr. conspired to distribute 1.7256 kilograms of fentanyl.  

The Federal Bureau of Investigation conducted the investigation in this case. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Brandon Bolling and Adam Rossi, District of Arizona, Tucson, handled the prosecution.

CASE NUMBER:           CR-22-00979-JAS-1
RELEASE NUMBER:    2023-103_Romero

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Diana L. Varela
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Updated June 30, 2023

Press Release Number: 2023-103_Romero