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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 14, 2016

Drug Defendant Sentenced on Federal Conspiracy Charge

DANVILLE, VIRGINIA – United States Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. announced today the sentencing of Raul Magallanes-Flores, who was previously convicted of conspiring to distribute cocaine.

Raul Magallanes-Flores, 47, pled guilty in January 2016, to one count of conspiring to distribute a measurable amount of cocaine. Today in United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Danville, Magallanes-Flores was sentenced to 235 months in federal prison.

“We will continue to work with our law enforcement partners on the local, state and federal levels to rid our communities of illegal drugs,” Unites States Attorney Fishwick said today.

The investigation of the case was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Virginia State Police. Assistant United States Attorney Andrew Bassford prosecuted the case for the United States.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated July 14, 2016