THE ANGELS – A Canadian man was sentenced immediately to 72 months in federal jail for distributing a whole bunch of kilos of cocaine out of stash homes within the San Gabriel Valley group of Alhambra.
Sam Nang Bou, 41, of Edmonton, Canada, was sentenced by U.S. District Decide Percy Anderson.
Bou pleaded responsible in December 2022 to 1 depend of cocaine distribution.
In June 2022, Bou operated two stash homes in Alhambra during which he used to retailer and put together massive portions of narcotics for distribution and eventual importation into Canada. On June 28, 2022, Bou knowingly and deliberately transported roughly 104.6 kilograms (230.6 kilos) of cocaine from one of many Alhambra stash homes to a location in Hesperia.
Whereas in Hesperia, Bou gave 4 containers containing cocaine to a truck driver for export to Canada.
Bou engaged in eight different related distributions of cocaine and methamphetamine from September 2021 to September 2022. In whole, for these eight further distributions, Bou distributed roughly 341 kilograms (752 kilos) of cocaine and roughly 729.7 kilograms (1,608.7 kilos) of methamphetamine.
In September 2022, Bou operated and managed a Dodge Caravan with two hidden lure compartments that he used to retailer massive portions of medication. He additionally managed a storage unit in Alhambra, which he rented beneath an alias. On September 1, 2022, Bou drove the car into the storage unit and locked the unit with the car inside.
Inside the 2 hidden compartments of the hatch of the Dodge Caravan, Bou possessed roughly 47.3 kilograms (104.3 kilos) of cocaine and 325 grams of methamphetamine.
In one of many Alhambra's stash homes, Bou has storage tubs, dozens of rolls of tape, quite a few duffle luggage and containers, vacuum sealed luggage, warmth sealers, containers of dryer sheets, ladders, and a counter of cash He additionally had industrial-sized containers of assorted chemical compounds used to wash medicine, coveralls, varied units of gloves, quite a few bowls and containers, a number of masks and a respirator.
The FBI and the Los Angeles HIDTA Activity Power investigated this case. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the Los Angeles Violent Transnational Organized Crime Activity Power, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Division, the California Freeway Patrol, the Barstow Police Division, the Mohave Space Normal Narcotics Enforcement Staff, and the Workplace of the Kern County Sheriff supplied substantial help. on this matter.
The case towards Bou is a part of an investigation by the OCDETF (Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Activity Forces). The OECDTF identifies, disrupts and dismantles the highest-level drug traffickers, cash launderers, gangs and transnational prison organizations that threaten america utilizing a prosecutor-led, multi-agency strategy intelligence, which exploits the strengths of the federal state, state. , and native legislation enforcement companies towards prison networks.
Assistant United States Legal professional Brittney M. Harris of the Worldwide Narcotics, Cash Laundering, and Racketeering Part prosecuted this case.