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

Friday, May 2, 2014

Stockton Methamphetamine Trafficker Sentenced To Over Ten Years

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Ruben Barajas, 37, of Stockton, was sentenced today by United States District Judge Troy L. Nunley to 11 years in prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced.

According to court documents, Barajas was selling methamphetamine out of his taco truck.   He was found in possession of over 2 kilograms of pure methamphetamine.

This case was the product of an investigation by the San Joaquin County Metropolitan Narcotics Task Force, the Stockton Police Department Community Response Team, and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant United States Attorney Olusere Olowoyeye prosecuted the case.

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Docket #: 2:13-cr-00233 TLN
Updated April 8, 2015