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3 sentenced in illicit drug case

Three men arrested in February for selling drugs from a residence near Truckee High School have been sentenced to serve between nine months and a year in the Nevada County Jail.

On Feb. 2, Truckee police searched two trailers in the Sunset Inn Mobile Home Park on Donner Pass Road, seized 3 ounces of cocaine and 10 grams of meth, valued at $2,800, and arrested four men on charges that included selling illicit drugs within 1,000 feet of a school.

Three of the men pleaded guilty on March 16 to a single felony county. At their sentencing earlier this month, Gabriel Rojas Salazar, 19, was sentenced to nine months for possession of meth for sale; Jose Luis Gonzalez, 41, received 12 months for possession of cocaine for sale; and Gerardo Morales-Servin, 38, was sentenced to 12 months for selling meth.

A fourth man, 27-year-old Manuel Reyes-Correa pleaded guilty on March 6 to misdemeanor possession of drug paraphernalia, and because he had no prior sentence received drug education and a small fine.

The three men convicted of felonies had holds placed on their custody by the federal Immigration and Naturalization Service, and are subject to suspended terms in state prison if they violate their probations.

“I expect them to be deported after serving their time in jail,” said Nevada County Deputy District Attorney William Cornell. “I expect them to go to state prison if they return to the United States after deportation.”

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