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Texas Men Sentenced to Combined Total of 200 Months in Federal Prison for Drug Trafficking

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Arkansas

            Fort Smith, Arkansas - Kenneth Elser, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Adan Sanchez, age 45, of Rosenberg, Texas, and Omar Sanchez-Vasquez, age 49, of Guy, Texas, were sentenced today on one count each of Distribution of more than 50 Grams of a Mixture or Substance Containing Methamphetamine.   Sanchez and Sanchez-Vasquez were sentenced to 100 months each in federal prison followed by four years of supervised release.  The Honorable P. K. Holmes, III presided over the sentencing hearing in the United States District Court in Fort Smith.

             Sanchez and Sanchez-Vasquez were both indicted by a federal grand jury on September 16, 2015 and both pleaded guilty to the charges in November, 2015.

            This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration.  Assistant United States Attorney Brandon Carter prosecuted the case for the United States.

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Updated March 9, 2016

Drug Trafficking