Members of Odessa meth ring sentenced to federal prison

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MIDLAND, Texas (Nexstar)- A federal Judge in Midland has sentenced six defendants to prison for their involvement in a methamphetamine distribution ring in Odessa, according to a release.

U.S. District Judge David Counts sentenced 42-year-old Jeremy David Farley to 30 years in federal prison for conspiring to distribute approximately 27 kilograms of methamphetamine throughout the Odessa area.

Farley will also be placed on supervised release for 10 years after completing his prison term.

On September 15, 2020, jurors convicted Farley of one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

According to evidence presented during trial, Farley and others conspired between October 2019 and December 2019 to distribute approximately 27 kilograms of methamphetamine in the Permian Basin.

This conviction is Farley’s second federal drug conviction. In 2009 he was sentenced to 87 months in federal prison for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute in the Odessa area.

Five other defendants pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

Alan Oszuel Gonzalez, 35, of Midland, was sentenced on October 2, 2020 to 235 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release.

Bryan Edward Madsen, 49, of Odessa, was sentenced on October 9, 2020 to 312 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release.

Timothy Granado Marquez, 36, of Odessa, was sentenced on October 14, 2020 to 188 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release.

Amber Rene Velarde, 32, of Midland, was sentenced on October 14, 2020 to 135 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release.

Michael Robert Spaulding, 46, of Wink, was sentenced on October 2, 2020 to 235 months in federal prison followed by five years of supervised release.

The Odessa Police Department, with assistance from the DEA, investigated this case.

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