Two sentenced to prison for smuggling drugs from Mexico

Two men have now been sentenced for their role in a Texas drug ring after they were arrested for allegedly smuggling marijuana from Mexico into Houston.

According to the Houston Chronicle,the men pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute marijuana and were sentenced by a federal judge this week. One man, age 60, was sentenced to five years in prison and the other man, age 33, was sentenced to over four years in prison.

These two were members of a group that involved more than 20 people, most of who were indicted in November. During an investigating into the drug smuggling ring, nearly five tons of marijuana was found.

If you have been charged of drug possession, contact the drug possession defense lawyers of the Law Office of Mark T. Lassiter today by calling 214-845-7007.

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