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Friday, November 20, 2020

Las Cruces man sentenced to seven years in federal prison for methamphetamine possession

              ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Ramon Gomez, 41, of Las Cruces, New Mexico, was sentenced on Nov. 4 in federal court to seven years and three months in prison for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

              Gomez pleaded guilty on Jan. 30. In his plea agreement, Gomez admitted to possessing 111.836 grams of methamphetamine on April 17, 2019, that he intended to sell to other individuals.  The methamphetamine was found in Gomez’s residence during execution of a search warrant.

              Upon release from prison, Gomez will serve five years of supervised release. 

              The FBI and Las Cruces/Doña Ana County Metro Narcotics agents investigated this case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Bradley H. Bartlett prosecuted the case.

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Updated November 20, 2020