Two Mexican nationals living in East Texas have been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations.
According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, 26-year-old Jose Ruben Vaca-Saucedo pleaded guilty in March to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and was sentenced to 80 months in federal prison yesterday. Vaca-Saucedo’s brother, 28-year-old Juan Carlos Vaca pleaded guilty in March, to distribution of methamphetamine and was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison today by Judge Davis. Vaca was ordered to submit to forfeiture of $2,600.
According to information presented in court, from May 2010 to January 2011, the brothers conspired to possess more than 182 grams of methamphetamine which they intended to deliver to others in the Tyler area.