June 18, 2015
Contact: Casey Rettig
Phone Number: (415) 436-7900
Sacramento Men Indicted For Trafficking Methamphetamine And Cocaine
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - A federal grand jury returned an indictment today against Sacramento residents Benjamin Macias, 37, and Sergio Ambriz, 26, charging them with conspiracy to distribute cocaine, distributing cocaine, and distributing methamphetamine. Macias is also charged with possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and being a felon in possession of firearm.
According to court documents, in 2014 and 2015, Macias supplied Ambriz with cocaine and Ambriz sold the cocaine to an undercover agent in Sacramento and El Dorado Counties. Ambriz also sold the undercover agent methamphetamine. When Macias was arrested, a Ruger 9mm pistol was found in his vehicle.
This case is the product of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant United States Attorney Michael McCoy is prosecuting the case.