By Gangsters Inc. Editors
A man working for the Nuestra Familia prison gang was sentenced Tuesday to over 21 years behind bars. 41-year-old Florentino Gutierrez, of Hanford, California, was behind the trafficking of 2 kilograms of methamphetamine.
Gutierrez was one of 21 drug traffickers charged federally as a result of Operation Red Reaper, a multi-agency investigation into the criminal activities of individuals associated with the Kings and Tulare County Nuestra Familia prison gang.
Cadillac Escalade as collateral
According to court documents, in April and May 2019, Gutierrez conspired with others to traffic over 2 kilograms of meth. Gutierrez’s plan included using his Cadillac Escalade as collateral to purchase the methamphetamine.
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His co-conspirators then traveled from Hanford to Bakersfield, where they picked up the methamphetamine. On the return trip, investigators stopped the car, searched it, and seized five bags containing a total of over 2 kilograms of methamphetamine.
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