Carlos Alberto Berrios Jr., a former Ontario man, was sentenced to 10 years in federal prison Tuesday. (The Enterprise/File).
EUGENE – A former Ontario man will spend 10 years in prison on a drug charge after he was sentenced in a federal court Tuesday.
Carlos Alberto Berrios Jr., 30, was indicted by a federal grand jury in 2019 and he pleaded guilty to possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine Jan. 23 in federal court.
According to a statement from U.S. Attorney Billy Williams, Berrios’ case began in April 2018, when he was a passenger in a car stopped by a Malheur County Sheriff’s Office deputy for a traffic violation.
The deputy later discovered Berrios had an outstanding felony arrest warrant. Ontario police also suspected Berrios was involved in a recent firearm theft. The . . .