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November 4, 2013

Montebello Man Charged with Selling Drugs Near a School

Filed under: California Defense Attorney — fayarfa @ 12:26 am

The husband of Montebello’s mayor is scheduled to be arraigned Nov. 7 on six felony counts of selling methamphetamine near a school, the District Attorney’s Office announced today.

Ruben Guerrero, 44 (dob 6-16-69), was arrested on Oct. 17 after the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Bureau set up an undercover sting operation. Guerrero is charged in case BA 417882 with three counts each of possession for sale of a controlled substance and sale or transportation of a controlled substance.

The complaint alleges Guerrero sold methamphetamine on three separate occasions – Sept. 26, Oct. 2 and Oct. 15. The complaint includes an allegation that the sales took place within 1,000 feet of Montebello Intermediate School.

Guerrero is scheduled to be arraigned at the Foltz Criminal Justice Center, Department 30, said Deputy District Attorney Ian Phan. Prosecutors will ask that his bail be set at $120,000.

If convicted, Guerrero faces up to 11 years in state prison.

Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office / case BA 417882 / October 31, 2013

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