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Police encounter a massive drug trafficking conspiracy, distributing methamphetamine and counterfeit Oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl.
LAS VEGAS (KSNV) — Two men and two women from Las Vegas pleaded guilty on Thursday to being involved in a massive drug trafficking conspiracy, distributing methamphetamine and counterfeit Oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl.
The suspects, 61-year-old Esperanza Sanabia-Araujo, 31-year-old Marla Mariscal-Sanabia, 62-year-old Armando Mariscal and 29-year-old Fernando Bueno, were all arrested in October 2019.
According to court documents. officers arrested them as they were delivering 50 pounds of methamphetamine and 5,000 fake Oxycodone pills laced with fentanyl.
Officers also found a firearm in the vehicle they were using to transport the narcotics.
The minimum sentence each defendant faces is 10 years in prison with the possibility of life.
Sentencing hearings are scheduled for Dec. 16.
In addition to these four, another four individuals were each charged in the indictment.
Victor Araujo, Reynaldo Sanabia-Araujo and Renzo Mariscal-Sanabia are considered fugitives and a warrant remains outstanding for their arrests.
Anyone with information regarding their whereabouts should contact local law enforcement.Counterfeit Counterfeit Oxy Fentanyl Meth