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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Houston Man Sentenced to 25 Months in Prison for Cocaine Conspiracy

U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans announced that JOACOBO JOSE SANTOS, age 44, of Houston, Texas, was sentenced today for charges relating to narcotics trafficking.

SANTOS pled guilty on August 17, 2017, to conspiring to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine hydrochloride.

Judge Nannette Jolivette Brown sentenced SANTOS to 25 months in the Federal Bureau of Prisons, as well as three years of supervised release following the term of imprisonment.

U.S. Attorney Evans praised the work of the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Jeff Sandman and James Baehr are in charge of the prosecution.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated April 19, 2018