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Miguel Camacho Sentenced to Prison in Ice Trafficking Case

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

Today, SHAWN N. ANDERSON, Acting United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, announced that defendant MIGUEL CAMACHO, age 42, from Tumon, was sentenced in District Court on May 9, 2017, to a 63-month term of imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release, and 100 hours of community service, for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine. The Court also ordered CAMACHO to pay a mandatory $100 assessment fee. In addition, defendants convicted of a federal drug offense may no longer qualify for certain federal benefits.

On September 28, 2015, CAMACHO waived Indictment and entered a guilty plea to an Information charging him with Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine in violation of 21 U.S.C. §§ 846, 841(a) and (b)(1)(C). The investigation revealed that CAMACHO, and other individuals, used FedEx to distribute large quantities of methamphetamine to Guam from the Philippines. Law enforcement seized over 964 grams of methamphetamine, with a 97.1 percent purity level.

The investigation was conducted by the Department of Homeland Security, Homeland Security Investigations, Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency, Drug Enforcement Administration and the Guam Police Department. The case was prosecuted by Clyde Lemons, Jr., Assistant United States Attorney for the District of Guam.

Updated May 15, 2017

Drug Trafficking