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Oklahoma City Man Sentenced To 151 Months For Drug Conspiracy

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

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that GILBERT ESPINOZA a/k/a "Snow", age 32, of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 151 months imprisonment, followed by 5 years of supervised release for Drug Conspiracy, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 846, 841(a)(l) and 841(b)(1)(A).

The charge is a result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration.  The defendant was indicted in April, 2015.

The Superseding Indictment alleged that beginning in or about July 2014, the exact date being unknown to the Grand Jury, and continuing until on or about the date of the Indictment, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, the defendant, did knowingly and intentionally conspire, confederate and agree together and with others, known and unknown to the Grand Jury, to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (actual) and 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing.  The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson represented the United States.

Updated February 4, 2016

Drug Trafficking