REDWOOD CITY (CBS SF) – A Redwood City man was sentenced to 15 years in federal prison Wednesday for selling methamphetamine and illegal guns, including a machine gun, prosecutors said.
According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in San Francisco, a judge sentenced 35-year-old Ismael Garcia for trafficking meth, dealing in firearms without a license and being a convicted felon in possession of firearms.READ MORE: UPDATE: Brush Fire Burns In North San Jose, Milpitas Along Coyote Creek Area
Garcia, also known as “Playboy,” pleaded guilty to being part of a conspiracy to traffic the drugs between June and August 2019.
Prosecutors said Garcia arranged three separate methamphetamine transactions during that time, obtaining the drugs from a co-conspirator and selling the meth to an undercover agent. Each transaction consisted of one pound of meth.READ MORE: Report: Windows Broken At Gov. Newsom's Family-Owned Wine Shop In San Francisco
The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Garcia also admitted to selling illegal guns to the same undercover agent, including a fully-automatic machine gun pistol with a 30-round magazine.
Garcia pleaded guilty to multiple charges including conspiracy, distribution of methamphetamine, dealing with firearms without a license, possession and transfer of a machine gun and being a felon in possession of a firearm.
Along with the 15-year sentence, the judge ordered Garcia to serve a 5-year period of supervised release.MORE NEWS: COVID: San Francisco's City Employee Vaccine Mandate Is Not A First In America
Prosecutors said Garcia will begin serving his sentence immediately.