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15 Years for Drug Trafficker

June 22nd 2012   ·   7 Comments

MCALLEN – A convicted drug trafficker was sentenced to more than 15 years in prison for transporting marijuana. Eusebio Mendoza caught Border Patrol’s attention after nearly colliding head on with an agent on routine patrol.

The 28-year-old admitted he was hired on April 23, 2011, to drive a truck loaded with marijuana from Weslaco to a different area.

The Brownsville resident pleaded guilty last year to possessing and intending to distribute more than 220 pounds of marijuana.

After completing his prison sentence, Mendoza must serve five years supervised release.

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Readers Comments (7)

  1. Don’t they shoot them in Mexico, Iran, Persia, China etc.???

  2. How many taxpayer dollars wasted enforcing repressive and unnecessary marijuana laws this time, boys? Don’t you know MARIJUANA IS SAFER THAN BEER???

  3. Sad, but here in Texas, he may do 3 years, then Parole for 12. And we still get to put up with him.

  4. Nancy Smith says:

    @Warren – not really – just a saying people like to say who like their weed!!

  5. Warren only a blind person believes there is no danger in marijuana!apparently you do no believe the AMA and other health professionals.and if people would stop the demand for this dangerous and other dangerous drugs the cartels would dry up!Selfish!





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