Last of 3 Defendants Pleads Guilty in Minnesota Meth Case
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ The last of three defendants charged in a large
methamphetamine trafficking case in Minnesota has pleaded guilty.
Federal authorities say Luis Sanchez-Lopez pleaded guilty Thursday to
conspiracy to possess with intent to deliver more than 100 pounds of meth.
Abraham Suazo and Arturo Juarez-Madrigal pleaded guilty earlier this year.
Court documents show that the South Dakota State Patrol in February pulled over
a vehicle driven by Suazo that contained about 92 pounds of methamphetamine. It
is believed to be the largest single seizure of meth headed for Minnesota this
Arthur Martinez, Sanchez-Lopez's attorney, says it's a ``sad situation'' and he
looks forward to the sentencing hearing so he can explain his client's
Attorneys for the other two men did not immediately respond to email requests