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Tucson men face years of prison time in drugs, weapons case

August 12, 2018

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Two Tucson men face yearslong prison terms after being sentenced in a drug and weapons trafficking case.

The state Attorney General’s Office says Juan Manuel Islas was sentenced Friday to 10.5 years in prison while Gilberto Saul Jaramillo was sentenced to six years in prison.

A Pima County Superior Court jury previously convicted both men of multiple counts of possessing, transporting and selling heroin, money laundering, conspiracy and illegally conducting an enterprise.

Islas and Jaramillo were the last of seven defendants convicted and sentenced in the trafficking organization.

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