BANNING (CNS) - A sheriff's correctional deputy who was allegedly caught carrying over 100 pounds of fentanyl on Interstate 10 was charged today with transportation of drugs for sale and other offenses. Jorge Alberto Oceguera Rocha, 25, of Banning was charged in state court after federal prosecutors declined last week to seek an indictment against him, resulting in his flash release from jail and immediate re-arrest. Along with the transportation count, Rocha is charged with possession of controlled substances for sale, along with sentence-enhancing allegations of perpetrating a drug-related offense while armed. He pleaded not guilty during an arraignment before Riverside County Superior Court Judge Valerie Navarro, who scheduled a felony settlement conference for Oct. 31 at the Banning
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