Lexington man sentenced to 240 months in prison for drug trafficking

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LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) – A Lexington man was sentenced in federal court on Monday to 240 months in prison for possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of meth, 40 grams or more of fentanyl, and marijuana.

The US Attorney’s Office says according to his plea agreement, in November 2019 law enforcement agents identified 28-year-old Guadalupe Ramos as a drug trafficker distributing significant quantities of meth out of two residences in Lexington. On January 9, 2020, agents with DEA and ATF executed a search warrant on one of the residences, seizing 3.62 kilograms of meth, 12,500 fentanyl pills, approximately 50 pounds of marijuana, 156 grams of heroin, and a packing press.

When law enforcement officials searched the second residence, they found an additional 138 grams of meth, a .40 caliber revolver, a .38…

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