Cocaine Ring Leader Sentenced for Distribution of Drugs

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A cocaine ring leader in Odessa has been sentenced for his part in the distribution of drugs.

Jesus Samaniego will spend nearly 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to the charge.

In addition to prison time, he'll also have to hand over $17,000 and his Ford F-150 pickup.

Samaniego was just one of nine people convicted in the drug ring.