BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Two brothers from Bakersfield were sentenced today for methamphetamine trafficking offenses, United States Attorney Benjamin. B Wagner announced.
Wagner said 23-year-old Ulisses Lopez was sentenced to seven years and eight months in prison and Erik Lopez was sentenced to four years and two months in prison.
According to court documents, on October 23, 2012, the brothers delivered approximately one pound of methamphetamine to an informant. On February 3, 2014, both defendants pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.
This case was the product of an investigation by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's Homeland Security Investigations, the Southern Tri-County HIDTA Task Force, and the Bakersfield Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Kevin Rooney prosecuted the case.
Recycle your cooking oil and grease!
City of Bakersfield residents will have an opportunity to recycle their holiday cooking oil and grease during the 2015 Holiday Grease…
DA releases findings in Kelso Valley Manhunt
The following information was released Tuesday Nov. 24, 2015 regarding the DA's findings in the fatal shooting of Kelso Valley Manhunt…
Body found near N. Chester, Woodrow avenues
KCSO detectives were sent to the intersection of North Chester Avenue and Woodrow Avenue regarding a suspicious death.
E-cigarettes injury three Bakersfield residents
Local attorneys Chain, Cohn, and Stiles are representing three Bakersfield residents all who were injured using e-cigarettes. The suit…