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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, March 6, 2015

Baraboo Man Sentenced To 10 Years On Cocaine Charge

MADISON, WIS. -- John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Orlando Rosales, 30, of Baraboo, Wis., was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Barbara B. Crabb to 10 years in federal prison for conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine.   Rosales pleaded guilty to the charge on November 4, 2014.

At sentencing Judge Crabb noted that Rosales was a career offender who during the existence of the conspiracy maintained a drug house and was the manager of the drug organization.

The case against Orlando Rosales was the result of an investigation conducted by Sauk County Sheriff’s Department, the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation, and the Drug Enforcement Administration.  The prosecution of the case has been handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Grant C. Johnson. 

Updated July 14, 2015