Guilty Verdict: Men Caught with 1,000 Kilos of Marijuana
(Memphis) Two men could face life in prison after being found guilty on drug charges.
A jury convicted 49-year-old Daniel Gallegos and 50-year-old Carmelo Estrada after a four-day trial.
The men were charged with possession and the intent to distribute more than 1000 kilograms of marijuana.
They will be sentenced on January 4th.
Each men face a minimum of ten years in prison and a maximum of life behind bars.
These arrests were part of a much larger wiretap investigation into a drug transportation ring.
26 people have been arrested in the investigation and 800 pounds of marijuana has been seized.