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Case Number: 2:22-cr-20018
Judge: P.K. Holmes, III
Court: United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas (Sebastian County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office in Fort Worth
Description: Fort Smith, Texas criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with conspiracy to distribute drugs and violating the terms and conditions of his supervised release on a similar previous conviction.
In March and April of 2022, as part of an ongoing narcotics investigation, investigators with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), the 12th/21st Judicial Drug Task Force, Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office, Fort Smith Police Department, Arkansas State Police, and Arkansas National Guard Counterdrug intercepted three separate parcels containing approximately 871 grams of methamphetamine, 2,918 pills containing a fentanyl analog, and 3,637 pills of fentanyl, respectively. Further investigation revealed that Jesus Corral, age 40, was the intended recipient of each parcel and that Corral intended to further distribute the narcotics. Corral was under post-prison release supervision at the time of the offense.
Corral was indicted by a Grand Jury in the Western District of Arkansas in July of 2022 and entered a plea of guilty in December of 2022.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS), the 12th/21st Judicial Drug Task Force, Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office, Fort Smith Police Department, Arkansas State Police, and Arkansas National Guard Counterdrug participated in the investigation of this case.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Devon Still prosecuted the case on behalf of the United States.
21 U.S.C. §§ 841(a)(1), 841(b)(1)(A)(viii), and 846 Conspiracy to Distribute or to Possess with Intent to Distribute more than 50 Grams of Methamphetamine
Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to 183 months in prison.