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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, January 29, 2015

Jury Convicts Man Of Transporting Methamphetamine From Texas To Tulsa

TULSA, Okla.—Following a three-day trial, a federal jury found Alejandro Cabrera Charre, 23, guilty of conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, announced Danny C. Williams Sr., United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma.

The Superseding Indictment alleged that on October 18, 2014, Alejandro Charre and his uncle, Juan Pablo Charre, transported approximately four pounds of methamphetamine by car from Texas to Tulsa.  Following a traffic stop, Tulsa Police Department officers discovered the methamphetamine hidden in a secret compartment in their vehicle.

Juan Pablo Charre pleaded guilty on January 5, 2015, to one count of possessing over 50 grams of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Alejandro Charre went to trial on January 26, 2015. Trial testimony revealed that Alejandro Charre conspired with his uncle to bring the four pounds of methamphetamine to Tulsa. The trial testimony further revealed that the value of the methamphetamine was at least $46,000. On January 28, 2015, the jury found Alejandro Charre guilty.

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

(U.S. v. Alejandro Cabrera Charre)

Updated September 16, 2015