Douglas Man Gets Prison For Liquid Meth Trafficking

Evo A. DeConcini Federal Courthouse
Evo A. DeConcini Federal Courthouse [Photo by GSA]

A Douglas man, Rey Moreno-Vasquez, age 52, was sentenced to 70 months in prison after pleading guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine.

His prison sentence is to be followed by 36 months of supervised release.

In March 2017, law enforcement officers seized a load of liquid methamphetamine that was hidden in 52 sealed beverage bottles that were being transported in a vehicle in the southeastern United States. Investigators later learned that Moreno-Vasquez was involved in a conspiracy to traffic liquid methamphetamine from Mexico into the United States.

The investigation led to a second seizure in Arizona in August 2017, in which the liquid methamphetamine was being smuggled in a recreational vehicle destined for Atlanta, Georgia. The liquid methamphetamine was hidden in bottles labeled as iced tea, juice, and ginger ale.

The total amount seized by law enforcement was approximately 234 kilograms.

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