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Defendant Sean Anthony Lizama Sentenced to Ninety Six Months Incarceration

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Districts of Guam & the Northern Mariana Islands

          ALICIA A.G. LIMTIACO, United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands (NMI), announced that on March 7, 2016, Defendant SEAN ANTHONY LIZAMA was sentenced by the Honorable Frances Tydingco-Gatewood, Chief Judge, District Court of Guam.  Defendant was sentenced to serve 96 months incarceration followed by three years of supervised release, with credit for time served.

          Defendant LIZAMA pled guilty on January 15, 2015, to Attempted Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute, in violation of Title 21 U.S.C. Section 846(a)(1) and (b)(1)(C).   Defendant LIZAMA attempted to receive 214.9 grams of methamphetamine hydrochloride on October 16, 2013.  The Drug Enforcement Administration Forensic Laboratory determined that the methamphetamine had a purity level of 100%.

          The investigation was conducted by U.S. Postal Inspectors and Special Agents from the Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations.

          U.S. Attorney Limtiaco notes that this prosecution is part of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Project Safe Neighborhood (PSN) Initiative, a nationwide commitment to aggressively prosecute defendants who illegally possess firearms, engage in violent crimes, drug distribution and gang involvement.

          The case was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Rosetta San Nicolas.

Updated March 10, 2016

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