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Case Number: 5:20-cr-50016-TLB
Judge: Timothy L. Brooks
Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas (Washington County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States District Attorney’s Office, Fayetteville, Arkansas
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Description: Fayetteville, Arkansas meth distribution charged criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant, Juan Garcia-Maldonado, who was charged with one count of Distribution of Methamphetamine.
Agents with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Fayetteville Resident Office assisted by detectives and officers with local law enforcement agencies are actively investigating the distribution of methamphetamine in the Western District of Arkansas. During the course of this investigation, law enforcement identified Garcia-Maldonado, as a distributor of methamphetamine in Northwest Arkansas. In January of 2020, agents with the DEA, operating in an undercover capacity, purchased multiple ounces of methamphetamine from Garcia-Maldonado.
The methamphetamine purchased was subsequently sent to the DEA laboratory in Miami and tested positive for 79.7 grams of pure methamphetamine.
Garcia-Maldonado was indicted by a federal grand jury in March of 2020 and entered a guilty plea in August of 2020.
This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant United States Attorney Dustin Roberts prosecuted the case for the Western District of Arkansas.
21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C) Distribution of Methamphetamine
Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to 120 months in prison.
THE DOCUMENT IS FILED UNDER SEAL WITH THE COURT.
TEXT ONLY ORDER GRANTING 42 Motion filed as to Juan Garcia-Maldonado (1). Signed by Honorable Timothy L. Brooks on January 15, 2021. (cc via CM/ECF: U.S. Probation Office, U.S. Marshals Service) (slc) (Entered: 01/15/2021)
01/15/2021 45 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Honorable Timothy L. Brooks: Sentencing as to Juan Garcia-Maldonado held on 1/15/2021. (Paula Barden-Court Reporter) (slc) (Entered: 01/15/2021)