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Drug Kingpin from St. Paul Sentenced

by Nov 27, 2012Criminal Defense Attorney, Drug Crimes, Felony, News Stories

Drug charges can have severe consequences. One case that’s been in the news recently is the case of Jesus Mendoza, a drug kingpin from St. Paul, MN.

According to a recent Star Tribune article, Mendoza pled guilty last summer to trafficking in numerous pounds of cocaine and marijuana.  Mr. Mendoza was sentenced Monday to 21 years in prison for his actions. It is estimated that anywhere between 4,500 and 13,000 pounds of Marijuana made its way into Minnesota along with Cocaine and Methamphetamine all due to Jesus Mendoza of St. Paul.  Among the items seized from Mendoza’s drug organization was $817,000 in cash, about $700,000 in jewelry and a private plane.

Drug charges can range from a petty misdemeanor to the more serious federal charges.  If you or someone you know is charged with a drug crime, Kevin Sieben can navigate you through a complex legal system.  Whether you are charged with a serious felony level drug case or a minor possession ticket, it’s important to consult with an expert.  Give Kevin a call today at 952-224-2929.

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