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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of California

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, September 15, 2014

Bakersfield Man Pleads Guilty In Methamphetamine Case

FRESNO, Calif. —Dimas Mazon, 29, of Bakersfield, pleaded guilty today to conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

According to court documents, on October 23, 2012, Mazon arranged a one-pound methamphetamine sale. Mazon also admitted that the conspiracy involved approximately 444 grams of pure methamphetamine.

This case is the product of an investigation by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the Southern Tri-County HIDTA Task Force and the Bakersfield Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Kevin Rooney is prosecuting the case.

Mazon is detained and being held without bail. He is scheduled to be sentenced on December 13, 2014, by United States District Judge Lawrence J. O'Neill. Mazon faces a possible maximum sentence of life in prison and a $10 million fine. The actual sentence, however, will be determined at the discretion of the court after consideration of any applicable statutory factors and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, which take into account a number of variables.

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Docket #: 1:13-cr-047 LJO
Updated April 8, 2015