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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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Attorney Matthew T. Marin is a highly skilled criminal defense lawyer with an outstanding track record in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. With expertise in DUI/DWI, drug offenses, domestic violence, and white-collar crimes, he is dedicated to providing personalized and effective representation for his clients. A "Rising Star" by Super Lawyers and a member of the National College for DUI Defense and the National Trial Lawyers Top 100, Attorney Marin is committed to staying current with the latest legal developments and giving back to his community through pro bono work.


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