Defendant Sentenced for Transporting for Sale 53.72 lbs. of Meth
DATE: October 21, 2020
CASE: David Enriquez (Case #20FE003458)
PROSECUTOR: Deputy District Attorney Jennifer Kennedy, Major Narcotics Unit
The Honorable Patrick Marlette sentenced David Enriquez to 17 years in prison after Enriquez pled to felony transportation of methamphetamine for the purpose of sales with admission to a weight enhancement in excess of 20 kilograms. Enriquez also pled to child endangerment.
On February 20, 2020, California Highway Patrol officers conducted a traffic stop of David Enriquez’s vehicle. Enriquez and his juvenile passenger fled on foot. Enriquez was apprehended and officers conducted a K-9 search of his vehicle, which revealed multiple packages of methamphetamine. A further search uncovered a hole drilled into the tailgate, which was used to conceal additional packages of methamphetamine. In total, Enriquez was in possession of 53.72 pounds of methamphetamine.