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East Oklahoma man sentenced to more than 5 years in federal prison for possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute

MUSKOGEE, Okla. — A man from east Oklahoma was sentenced Friday to more than five years in federal prison for possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute.

This sentence was announced by U.S. Attorney Mark F. Green, Eastern District of Oklahoma. This sentenced resulted from an investigation by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).

Tomas Camargo-Chavez, 39, aka Thomas Camargo, aka Thomas Camargo-Chavez, aka Scarface, of Poteau, Oklahoma, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge James H. Payne to 63 months imprisonment, to be followed by three years of supervised release.

Camargo-Chavez was indicted in January 2014 and pleaded guilty in May 2014.

The indictment alleged that on Sept. 26, 2013, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, Camargo-Chavez intentionally possessed with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance.

Camargo-Chavez will remain in U.S. Marshal Service custody pending transportation to the designated federal prison where he will serve his sentence. There is no parole in the federal prison system.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Kyle Waters, Eastern District of Oklahoma, prosecuted this case.