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January 27, 2020

Chicago area drug trafficker convicted of drug and firearms offenses

URBANA, Ill. – A federal jury deliberated less than two hours before returning guilty verdicts late yesterday evening, Jan. 23, 2020, against Deon Evans, 35, of Markham, Illinois., for trafficking methamphetamine, carrying or possessing a firearm during a drug trafficking crime, and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon. Evans had previously pleaded guilty to distributing heroin in the same case. Sentencing for Evans has been scheduled on May 22, 2020, at the U.S. Courthouse in Urbana.

January 24, 2020

Harris County man sentenced for distributing anabolic steroids

MARSHALL, Texas – A 31-year-old Hallsville, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Drug Enforcement Administration Special Agent in Charge Eduardo A. Chavez nd U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today.

January 23, 2020

Tampa man sentenced for selling cocaine

TAMPA, Fla. – Manuel Alfonso Munoz, 48, of Tampa, was sentenced to nine years and three months in federal prison for selling cocaine. Munoz pleaded guilty on Feb. 27, 2019.

January 23, 2020

Repeat offender sentenced to 8+ years in prison for dealing drugs in Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood

SEATTLE – A repeat offender, who was arrested in Pioneer Square armed with a concealed pistol with hollow point bullets, was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Seattle to 101 months in prison and five years of supervised release. Jonathan Rushing, 40, was convicted in October 2019 following a three-day trial for possession of crack cocaine and MDMA with intent to distribute, being a felon in possession of a firearm, and carrying a firearm during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime. This is Rushing’s fourth conviction for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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