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El Paso, Texas, Man Sentenced to 151 Months in Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking Conviction in New Mexico

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – Iveran Dywon Magby, 42, of El Paso, Texas, was sentenced yesterday afternoon in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M., to 151 months in prison for his methamphetamine trafficking conviction.  Magby will be on supervised release for five years after completing his prison sentence.

Magby was arrested on Oct. 24, 2014, on a criminal complaint charging him with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.  According to the criminal complaint, Magby sold approximately 173.2 grams of methamphetamine to an undercover law enforcement agent on May 20, 2014, in Doña Ana County, N.M.

On Jan.15, 2015, Magby entered a guilty plea to a felony information charging him with conspiracy and possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.  The guilty plea was entered without the benefit of a plea agreement. 

This case was investigated by the Las Cruces office of the DEA and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Alfred J. Perez.

Updated March 22, 2016

Drug Trafficking