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Rhode Island Drug Case: Two sentenced to Prison for Marijuana Charges

Posted by Matthew Marin | Dec 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

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- U.S. District Judge William E. Smith has sentenced two men who admitted their roles in drug trafficking. Geraldo Alavez, 46, of San Diego, Calif., received a term of 5½ years in federal prison. Jose Luis Martinez-Garcia, 37, of Woodhaven, N.Y., got 2 years. They pleaded guilty in September to conspiracy to distribute and possession with the intent to distribute more than 100 kilograms of marijuana. A third defendant, Donato Rogelio Mayen-Munoz, 37, of San Diego, Calif., is awaiting trial on the same charges.

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My name is Attorney Matthew Marin. I have dedicated my career to defending those charged with criminal offenses throughout Rhode Island. If you have been arrested or are under investigation for a criminal offense, we understand that are likely in an unfamiliar situation that can be extremely intimidating and even paralyzing. You may feel as if you do not know where to turn or who to ask for help. Fortunately, you have come to the right place to begin your search for answers and a successful resolution to your situation. We have extensive experience assisting thousands of clients facing drunk driving charges, domestic violence charges, and drug charges throughout Rhode Island.


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