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Two Northwest Arkansas Men Sentenced to Total of Almost 14 Years in Federal Prison for Drug Trafficking

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

          Fayetteville, Arkansas - Kenneth Elser, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced today that Oscar Alonzo, age 23, of Springdale, was sentenced to 110 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute.  He was also ordered to pay a $3500.00 fine. Co-Defendant, Francisco Mejia-Galdamez, age 37, of Fayetteville, was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison and three years of supervised release on one count of Distribution of Methamphetamine on February 24.  The Honorable Timothy L. Brooks presided over the sentencing hearings in the United States District Court in Fayetteville.

            A federal grand jury issued an indictment for Mejia-Galdamez and Alonso on July 22, 2015. They each pleaded guilty to the charges in November, 2015.

            These cases were investigated by the Rogers Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant United States Attorney Brice White prosecuted the case for the United States.

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Updated March 4, 2016

Drug Trafficking