Friday, 19 July 2013 07:00
CORPUS CHRISTI— United States Attorney Kenneth Magidson announced on July 11, Nelson Alanis-Alanis, 29, of Palmview, has been sentenced following his conviction for possession with intent to distribute approximately 96 kilograms of marijuana. Alanis-Alanis pleaded guilty on April 19, 2013.
Senior U.S. District Judge Hayden Head handed Ramirez a sentence of 135 months in federal prison to be followed by a three-year-term of supervised release on July 11, according to a press release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of Texas.
At the hearing, Judge Head heard testimony from Border Patrol agents that Alanis-Alanis drove a 2004 Freightliner tractor-trailer into the Falfurrias U.S. Border Patrol checkpoint on March 12, 2013.