07/11/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Arriola, Mexican Drug Lord And Money Launderer, Sentenced To 20 Years

A Mexican citizen described by a federal prosecutors as a drug lord with a distribution hub in Colorado was sentenced to 20 years in prison last Friday.

Miguel Arriola, 42, also was fined $250,000. During the investigation, agents seized almost $10.4 million in cash and 2,300 kilograms of cocaine in arrests across the country, including almost $2 million in Pueblo in 2003.

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