Man receives 11-year sentence for meth distribution

September 10, 2016

The man who has admitted to being the source of supply in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in Knox, Laurel, Madison and Rockcastle counties has been sentenced to eleven years, three months in federal prison.

Jorge Carrillo, aka Jorge Artechi, was one of 17 defendants named in the indictment returned in August 2015.

Carillo later admitted in court that he would bring kilogram quantities of methamphetamine to Kentucky from Minnesota, delivering it personally to other members of the conspiracy to resell.

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