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MV man convicted of importing heroin

Original post made on Feb 1, 2013

A federal jury recently convicted a Mountain View man of importing and intending to distribute heroin, according to the Department of Homeland Security. He faces at least 10 years in prison.

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Posted by chuck mangione
a resident of Shoreline West
on Feb 1, 2013 at 11:25 am

Man, I was really looking forward to those tortillas.

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Posted by Sean
a resident of Sylvan Park
on Feb 1, 2013 at 1:59 pm

Reality check, wow! I bet dude wasn't expecting such a harsh punishment or even getting caught. Federal prison, dang, 23 years old? Double dang.Crime doesn't pay but i'm sure taxpayers will.

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Posted by Martin Omander
a resident of Rex Manor
on Feb 1, 2013 at 2:19 pm

Somebody, somewhere is angry right now after taking a $40k-$80k top-line loss to their business. Serves them right.

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Posted by so many errors so little time
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Feb 1, 2013 at 2:56 pm

" ... which comes from Columbia ..." meaning "Colombia" no doubt

C'mon, doesn't anyone pay attention?

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Posted by Hope Knott
a resident of Waverly Park
on Feb 1, 2013 at 5:15 pm

I think there's a new push of smack coming in. I have friends up in Eureka and while its always been an issue up there, its really bad now.
I know a lot came in to the US during the 90's and use was way up.
Hopefully we're not seeing the tip of the iceberg. Keep an eye oiut for more stories like this

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Posted by Tired Engineer
a resident of Rex Manor
on Feb 4, 2013 at 8:13 am

Tired Engineer is a registered user.

Interesting to look at the numbers here .. 10 yrs in prison, probably 40K +/year. 18 month federal investigation - there goes another 200K minimum. Prosecutors, county jail, public defender all need their cut. Average American family makes 50K a year. Gama gets 10 years of servitude. The tax paying public collectively gets double that. At least we get to go home at night.