Feb 28, 2013 5:00 PM by AP Posted by Tony Spehar

Grand Junction man gets prison for cartel gun plan

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - A Grand Junction businessman is facing a 30-month jail sentence in connection with a plan to sell firearms to drug cartels in Mexico.

Authorities say Miguel Reyes-Robles delivered the weapons to an undercover customer, who reported the plan.

According to the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel ( ), Reyes-Robles pleaded guilty to gun violations.

Reyes-Robles was sentenced to serve a 30-month sentence in federal prison after reaching a plea agreement with prosecutors. Reyes-Robles remains free pending an order that he report to prison.


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