Jury Returns Indictment in Drug Trafficking Case

Jury Returns Indictment in Drug Trafficking Case

New sources say that a grand jury in Phoenix has returned an indictment against three men who were charged with drug trafficking. The news was announced via a statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office.The defendants, Pedro Aviles-Contreras, 34, Luis Nevares-Meneses, 27, and Francisco Sanchez-Torres, 41, had been indicted on charges of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five or more kilograms of cocaine, use of a communication device and conspiracy to commit money laundering.

Two of the men were also charged with eight counts of drug possession with intent to distribute five or more kilograms of cocaine. In the criminal indictment, it is said that the men had worked together to traffic cocaine to consumers throughout the United States. They would collect funds and then take the money back to Mexico. On November 11th, all of the men were placed under arrest after being found in a home in Avondale after police used a federal search warrant.

If you need additional information regarding your drug crime case, then please get in touch with our Phoenix criminal defense lawyers. They have over 15 years of experience in dealing with cases of all different types. Don't wait to give them a call or fill out a free case evaluation.

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