Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Jorge Abraham Sandoval, age 33, was sentenced today to 120 months in federal prison, followed by five years of supervised release for one count of Distribution of more than 50 grams of Methamphetamine. The Honorable Timothy L. Brooks presided over the sentencing hearing in the United States District Court in Fayetteville.

According to court records, in 2017, investigators received information that Sandoval was involved in drug trafficking in the northwest Arkansas area. In exchange for $6,500, Sandoval distributed what he represented to be one pound of methamphetamine. Lab results revealed that the substance was 450.3 grams of actual methamphetamine.

Sandoval was indicted by a federal grand jury in December 2018, and he entered a guilty plea in March 2019.

This case was investigated by Homeland Security Investigations and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant United States Attorney Brandon Carter prosecuted the case for the United States.

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