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Northern District of Texas

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Phoenix Man Sentenced to 70 Months in Federal Prison for His Role in a Methamphetamine Distribution Conspiracy

DALLAS — Hiban Molina Camacho, 28, of Phoenix, Arizona, was sentenced this week before U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey for his role in a methamphetamine distribution conspiracy, announced U.S. Attorney Erin Nealy Cox of the Northern District of Texas.


Camacho was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison following his guilty plea in May 2017 to one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute and to distribute a schedule II  controlled substance.


Camacho was charged along with twenty-one others with various offenses related to a methamphetamine distribution conspiracy.  Of the twenty-one charged, eighteen have pleaded guilty, five have been sentenced and three are awaiting trial.


According to the plea agreement factual resume filed in the case, on May 23, 2015, Camacho engaged in a series of conversations to request a kilogram of methamphetamine.


The Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated, with assistance from the Dallas Police Department and the Internal Revenue Service Criminal Investigations Division.  Assistant U.S. Attorney George Leal prosecuted.    


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Updated January 10, 2018