Jacksonville, Florida – U.S. District Judge Marcia Morales Howard today sentenced George Pena (42, Edinburg, TX) to 10 years in federal prison for possessing with the intent to distribute more than five kilograms of cocaine. He pleaded guilty on May 24, 2017.
According to court documents, in October 2016, following a month-long investigation, special agents from the Drug Enforcement Administration executed a search warrant at a home where Pena was located and recovered 12.5 kilograms of cocaine, over $17,000, and a loaded firearm.
This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Frank Talbot.
Department of Justice
Office of the U.S. Attorney
Middle District of Florida