Kennewick Man Sentenced For Role In Mexican Drug Ring
David Reyes, 30, of Kennewick will spend 120 months in prison following sentencing on drug charges.
Federal Officials say he was arrested in 2021
Reyes, who was already under Department of Corrections supervision for previous offenses, was said to be part of the Mexican Sureno Gang: (from the US Federal Court of Eastern Washington)
"Reyes’s drug trafficking activities occurred primarily in the Tri-Cities area (Kennewick, Pasco, and Richland, Washington).
According to information disclosed during court proceedings, Reyes was arrested on drug trafficking charges in March 2021. At that time, the Washington Department of Corrections (“DOC”) was supervising Reyes for multiple convictions in Washington state court. During a March 11, 2021 search of Reyes’s home, DOC officers seized approximately 350 grams of methamphetamine, a number of fentanyl-laced pills, and 280 grams of heroin inside a sweatshirt, which was in Reyes’s bedroom. DOC also recovered a digital scale and several thousands of dollars in U.S. Currency. Reyes is a known member of the Sureno Gang. He goes by the moniker, “Lil’ Monster.” "
He will be serving his time in Federal Prison. Records and news reports indicate he had legal issues as far back as 12 years when he was arrested for assault and firing a gun at another man during a disturbance in Chiawana Park. No one was hit, but he ended up behind bars for assault and reckless endangerment convictions.
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