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MARSHALL, Texas (KYTX) - – A couple from Mexico currently residing in Marshall, Texas, have been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
 
Julia Flores Saucedo, 33, of Guerrero, Mexico, pleaded guilty on Jan. 20, 2013, to possession with intent to distribute and distribution of methamphetamine and was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison on Aug. 28, 2013, by U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap. 
 
Her common-law husband, Oscar Diaz-Mendoza, 35, of Guerrero, Mexico, pleaded guilty on Feb. 28, 2013, to possession with intent to distribute and distribution of methamphetamine and was sentenced to 46 months in federal prison on Aug. 28, 2013, Judge Gilstrap. 
 
According to information presented in court, from July 2011 to October 2012, the couple was involved in a conspiracy to possess and distribute methamphetamine in the Eastern District of Texas. 

Saucedo admitted to distributing 14.7 grams of methamphetamine on Aug. 24, 2011, in Marshall, Texas.  Diaz-Mendoza admitted to distributing 15 grams of methamphetamine on Aug. 4, 2011, in Karnack, Texas. 
 
A federal grand jury returned an indictment on Oct. 3, 2012, charging the couple and Melecio Nunez-Duque with drug trafficking violations.  Nunez-Duque pleaded guilty on Aug. 6, 2013, to distributing 59.6 grams of methamphetamine and is awaiting sentencing.  

 

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