Drug Enforcement Administration


Clyde E. Shelley, Jr., Special Agent in Charge

February 05, 2015

Contact: SA Elaine Cesare

Phone Number: (571) 324-7520

Defendant Sentenced To 10 Years In Federal Prison On Methamphetamine Distribution Conviction

AMARILLO, Texas - Hugo Gomez-Barrientos, most recently of Hereford, Texas, was sentenced this week by U.S. District Judge Mary Lou Robinson to 120 months in federal prison on a methamphetamine distribution conviction, announced John Parker, Acting U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas.

Gomez-Barrientos, 46, pleaded guilty in November 2014 to an indictment charging one count of possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine.  He has been in custody since his arrest at his residence on September 25, 2014, after the return of that indictment.

The DEA, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’(ICE) Homeland Security (HSI) and the Texas Department of Public (DPS) investigated.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Joshua Frausto prosecuted.

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