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11/30/2010

Dominican drug dealer sentenced in Philadelphia federal court

PHILADELPHIA - Andres Garcia-Santos, 48, of the Dominican Republic, was sentenced on November 29 to 24 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more or cocaine. On Feb. 15, 2010, Garica-Santos was arrested with more than 1,000 grams of cocaine in Philadelphia. Garcia-Santos pleaded guilty to the charge on Aug. 26, 2010.

This case was investigated by the U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Office of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI). It was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Lauren M. Ouziel.