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Two Glendale, Arizona Individuals 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 Kevin Ruany Grijalva-Soto, age 29, of Glendale, Arizona, and Leslie Azucena Rubio-Rodriguez, age 28, of Glendale, Arizona, entered guilty pleas to one count each of 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, punishable by not less than 10 years imprisonment and not more than life imprisonment, up to a $10,000,000.00 fine, or both. 

The Indictment alleged that on or about September 18, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendants, 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 Oklahoma Highway Patrol and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the pleas and ordered the completion of the presentence investigation reports.   

Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.

Updated December 19, 2018

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