Menifee man sentenced to 10 years for selling meth

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MENIFEE (CNS) - A Riverside County man who sold methamphetamine to dozens of north San Diego County customers, with assistance from a supplier in Mexico, was sentenced Monday to 10 years in federal prison. Orlando Balderas-Guerrero, 38, of Menifee, pleaded guilty in August to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine for sales and distribution of the drug throughout North County over a one-year period between 2017 and 2018, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Prosecutors said Balderas-Guerrero, who was sentenced in a downtown San Diego courtroom, used a paging system to direct his couriers to customers, while also receiving pounds of methamphetamine on a monthly basis from his supplier in Mexico. "Meth is certainly not a new problem, but we have new cause for conc
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