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Two Eagletown Men Plead Guilty To Methamphetamine Distribution

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 that Eagletown, Oklahoma, residents Ricardo Martinez, age 46, and Carlos Medina–Tamayo, age 39, entered guilty pleas to Distribution Of Methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A); and to Possession With Intent To Distribute Methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A) and Title 18, United States Code, Section 2 respectively.  Both aforementioned charges are punishable by not less than 10 years and not more than life imprisonment, a fine up to $10.000,000.00, or both.

The Indictment alleged that on or about March 22, 2019, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, Ricardo Martinez, did knowingly and intentionally distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (actual), a Schedule II controlled substance. 

The Indictment further alleged that on or about May 17, 2019, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, Carlos Medina-Tamayo, did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance. 

The charges arose from an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration.  

The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report.   

Assistant United States Attorney Rob Wallace represented the United States. 
 

Updated December 20, 2019

Topic
Drug Trafficking