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

Monday, November 13, 2017

Lamont Man Sentenced to over 15 Years in Prison for Bakersfield Drug Conspiracy

FRESNO, Calif. — Raymond Mireles Jr., 45, of Lamont, was sentenced on Monday by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill to 15 years and three months in prison, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.

According to court documents, Mireles admitted to conspiring with codefendant Marlene Isabel Medina and others to distribute crystal methamphetamine to various drug dealers and users in Kern County and elsewhere. Mireles admitted that he distributed and possessed with intent to distribute over 500 grams of crystal methamphetamine.

This case is the product of an investigation by the FBI Violent Crime Task Force, which includes officers of the Bakersfield Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brian K. Delaney is prosecuting the case.

Drug Trafficking
Press Release Number: 
1:17-cr-010 LJO
Updated November 14, 2017