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Man deported 3 times and arrested for intent to distribute $400,000 worth of meth

Saul Bustos Bustos admitted to illegally reentering the country be deported. He pleaded guilty in January to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute $400,000 worth of crystal meth.

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A Mexican national who had been deported three times in three months, has pled guilty to possession and intent to distribute $400,000 worth of crystal meth to an undercover agent, The Miami Herald reported Tuesday.

According to the court documents, Saul Bustos Bustos, 38, and Irepan Salgado, 24, drove a “methmobile” with $an area of 560,000 worth of crystal meth a IHOP in Hialeh, Florida, about 30 minutes Northwest of Miami – to meet with a “client” on the afternoon of 28 November.

The “customer” was an undercover agent who negotiated a deal to purchase $400,000 worth of contraband of Bustos and Salgado. The agent accompanied Bustos and Salgado to a warehouse in Atlanta, Georgia, The Herald reported. As soon as Bustos and Salgado unloaded the paraphernalia from their vehicle in the agent box, they were arrested, court documents said.

Bustos and Salgado each face 10 years to life in federal prison for possession and intent to distribute, The Herald reported. Bustos faces a longer prison sentence for illegal return after removal. According to the court documents, Bustos allowed to re-enter the United States after being deported 13 April, 6 July, 19 July, 2017.

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