Arizona man sentenced to 46 months in prison for importing drugs

Sep 3, 2022, 5:00 AM
(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)...
(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
(Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

PHOENIX — A 22-year-old Arizona man was sentenced to 46 months in prison followed by five years of supervised released for conspiracy to import fentanyl, heroin and methamphetamine, authorities said.

Jesus Duarte of Pima was sentenced on Wednesday after previously pleading guilty to the charges.

On March 29, 2020, Duarte entered the U.S. at the DeConcini Port of Entry in Nogales, Arizona.

Found hidden in his vehicle were 25 pounds of methamphetamine, five pounds of heroin and two pounds of fentanyl, according to a press release.

Duarte admitted to working for an unknown drug trafficker in Mexico during his interview with federal agents.

He also admitted to lending the trafficker his vehicle prior to trying to re-enter the country, the release said.

Homeland Security conducted the investigation and was assisted by the Customs and Border Protection’s Office.

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Arizona man sentenced to 46 months in prison for importing drugs