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Two Martinez CA Men Sentenced To 60 Months Probation For Marijuana 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 ROBERT EDWARD LEE, age 41 and NICOLAS TRINIDAD CARMONA, age 29, both of Martinez, California, were sentenced in federal court today for POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE MARIJUANA, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and (b)(1)(D) and Title 18, United States Code, Section 2.

LEE was sentenced to 5 years of probation with 6 months home detention and CARMONA was sentenced to 5 years of probation with 8 months home detention.

The Indictment alleged that on or about November 20, 2014, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendants did knowingly and intentionally possess with the intent to distribute less than 50 kilograms of marijuana, a Schedule I controlled substance.

The charges arose from an investigation by the U. S. Customs and Border Protection Aviation Enforcement Agency and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearings.

Assistant United States Attorney Chris Wilson represented the United States.

Updated February 4, 2016

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