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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 7, 2015

First-Time Drug Trafficker Sentenced To Over Five Years In Prison

TULSA, Okla.—Alejandro Cabrera Charre, 23, was sentenced on Wednesday to 63 months in prison for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine, announced Danny C. Williams Sr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma.  United States District Court Chief Judge Gregory K. Frizzell also sentenced Alejandro Charre to three years of supervised release following his prison sentence.

Testimony at trial revealed that Alejandro Charre and his uncle, Juan Charre, traveled from Texas to Tulsa to deliver methamphetamine. On October 18, 2014, Tulsa Police Department officers discovered approximately four pounds of methamphetamine concealed in the Charres’ vehicle. The drugs had an estimated value of $46,000. On November 4, 2014, the Charres were indicted by a Grand Jury for drug trafficking offenses.  Juan Charre pleaded guilty; however, Alejandro Charre pleaded not-guilty and was tried on January 26, 2015.  On January 28, 2015, a jury found him guilty. 

This case was investigated by the Tulsa Police Department’s Special Investigations Division and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant United States Attorneys Neal C. Hong and Timothy L. Faerber prosecuted the case.

Updated July 14, 2015