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Carson man’s sentence on meth charge: 25 years

A Carson City man, convicted by a jury of trafficking a pound of methamphetamine crystals and two counts of possession of a controlled substance, was sentenced to 25 years in prison with eligibility for parole after 10 years. Jose Garcia-Gaona also was sentenced to a year to 34 months on both counts of possession of a controlled substance. The two lesser charges with run concurrent with the 25-year sentence. District Court Judge James Russell followed the recommendation of the division of parole and probation and based that on Gaona’s relatively small criminal record and the quantity of meth in question. …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated May 6, 2013 11:48PM Published May 6, 2013 11:48PM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.