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Mexican Citizen Sentenced to Nearly 5 Years in Prison for Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy

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

FRESNO, Calif. — Antonio Zamora, 36, of Mexico, was sentenced today to four years and nine months in prison for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance, U.S. Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.

According to court documents, Zamora facilitated the delivery of 5 pounds of methamphetamine to an undercover agent; and an additional pound of methamphetamine was found at his residence when agents executed a federal search warrant.

This case was the product of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Fresno Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jessica A. Massey prosecuted the case.

The remaining defendants are scheduled for trial on Aug. 14, 2023. The charges are only allegations; the defendants are presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.

Updated October 14, 2022

Drug Trafficking