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Published December 26, 2010, 05:47 PM

Minneapolis Man Pleads Guilty to ND Drug Conspiracy

A Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty in a conspiracy to deal drugs in North Dakota. Tomas Pacheco-Medina is charged in federal court with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance.

By: Associated Press,

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A Minneapolis man has pleaded guilty in a conspiracy to deal drugs in North Dakota.

Tomas Pacheco-Medina is charged in federal court with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a controlled substance. Authorities say he distributed more than 500 grams of methamphetamine and marijuana in the Red River Valley area

The 20-year-old Pacheco-Medina faces a maximum sentence of life in prison, with a minimum mandatory term of 10 years.

Sentencing has been scheduled for Feb. 25 in Fargo.

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