Corpus Christi male gets scarcely 15 years in fake drugs case
November 9, 2017 - storage organizer
By MATTHEW TAMEZ
Acting U.S. Attorney Abe Martinez has announced that 37-year aged Corpus Christi proprietor James Richard Santos Jr. has perceived a 174-month judgment for possession with vigilant to discharge fake cannabinoids and illegally possessing a semi-automatic rifle.
Due to his mixed before convictions, sovereign law prohibits Santos from possessing a firearm or ammunition per sovereign law.
Santos pleaded guilty to these charges on Sept. 21, 2016.
At a Victoria sovereign justice conference on Nov. 8, US District Judge John D. Rainey condemned Santos to jail for 174 months for a drug assign and another 120 months for bootleg possession of a firearm.
Both sentences will run concurrently.
Following his sentence, he will continue to be supervised for another 3 years.
The review into Santos suggested that he was a organizer of a fake cannabinoid organization.
Santos employed storage comforts in Corpus Christi and Houston to store a drugs before transporting and distributing them via South Texas.
While in custody, Santos continued to yield instruction to others, even regulating assault and danger to control his other co-conspirators.
Along with Santos, dual others were also charged in propinquity to his organization. They have both entered defence of guilty and have been sentenced.
Santos will sojourn in control tentative his send to a U.S. Bureau of Prisons facility.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, along with Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations conducted a investigation.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Pattie Hubert Booth prosecuted a case.