Nov 30, 2019 12:00 AM

Man from Mexico sentenced for providing illegal workers

Posted Nov 30, 2019 12:00 AM

Sanchez-Delgado photo Lancaster Co.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A man accused of providing to companies workers in the U.S. illegally has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for conspiring to harbor those people.

Juan Pablo Sanchez-Delgado, of Mexico, had pleaded guilty earlier this year and was sentenced Wednesday along with his wife, Magdalena Castro-Benitez. Prosecutors say Castro-Benitez had served as her husband’s money manager and was sentenced to 30 months.

He was among more than a dozen business owners and managers originally indicted for fraud and money laundering in August 2018 raids at Nebraska and Minnesota businesses and plants.

The couple agreed to forfeit three Las Vegas residences, and Sanchez-Delgado was fined $150,000.

Sanchez-Delgado admitted he conspired with supervisors at several agricultural corporations between January 2015 and July 2017 to supply those companies with workers who were not authorized to work or remain in the United States.

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Nov 30, 2019 12:00 AM
U.S. Attorney: Window tint job backfired on Kan. drug dealer

Stultz / photo Shawnee County

KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A Kansas man whose auto windows were so darkly tinted that it gave police a reason to stop him was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in federal prison on a drug trafficking charge, according to U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister.

Ty Stultz, 44, Shawnee, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Police in Kansas City, Kan., responded to a complaint that a man in a silver Cadillac was selling drugs at an apartment complex. They spotted Stultz driving out of the complex.

They found probable cause to stop him when they noticed that the one-way glass in his windows appeared to violate state law, which prohibits window tinting that blocks more than 35 percent of sunlight. In the car, officers found methamphetamine and a .40 caliber handgun. A records check determined Stultz had prior drug convictions.