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August 20, 2013
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Drug traffickers sent to prison

Two Santa Cruz, Calif., men were sentenced to prison Monday for drug trafficking despite their attorneys’ claims that they were lured to Stateline by promises of free snowboarding, hotel accommodations and dates. District Judge Michael Gibbons sentenced Oscar Madriz, 27, to six years in Nevada state prison on each count of ex-felon in possession of a firearm and trafficking in a controlled substance, cocaine. He ordered Madriz to serve the sentences concurrently, and said he must serve a minimum of 26 months on each count, concurrently, before he is eligible for parole. Codefendant Joseph Perez, 28, was sentenced to five …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 20, 2013 04:39PM Published Aug 20, 2013 06:54PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.