Texas man sentenced to time served after transporting about 30 kilos of cocaine to Massachusetts as part of nationwide conspiracy

Texas man sentenced to time served after transporting about 30 kilos of cocaine to Massachusetts as part of nationwide conspiracy

BOSTON – A Dallas man was sentenced today in federal court in Worcester for his role in a large-scale nationwide cocaine trafficking conspiracy.

According to the Massachusetts Department of Justice, Javier Robledo Perez, 39, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Margaret R. Guzman to 49 1/2 months in prison (time served), followed by two years of supervised release. In April 2024, Perez pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and possession with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine.

Perez was a Dallas-based commercial truck driver who transported approximately 30 kilograms of cocaine across state lines on behalf of a drug trafficking organization based in Mexico and Texas. In May 2020, Perez and his co-conspirators arranged for the delivery of 30 kilograms of cocaine to a cooperating witness in Massachusetts. In May 2020, Perez was arrested by law enforcement while traveling to Massachusetts in his commercial tractor-trailer, from which 30 vacuum-sealed bricks, containing approximately 30 kilograms of cocaine, were seized.

Acting United States Attorney General Joshua S. Levy, Jodi Cohen, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI, Boston Division, and John E. Mawn, Jr., Acting Colonel of the Massachusetts State Police, made the announcement today. The Drug Enforcement Administration, Laredo and Dallas Divisions provided valuable assistance. Assistant United States Attorney General Alathea E. Porter, Criminal Division, prosecuted the case.

This case is part of an operation conducted by the Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Forces. The OCDETF identifies, disrupts, and dismantles high-level criminal organizations that threaten the United States using a prosecutor-led, intelligence-driven, multi-agency approach. Additional information about the OCDETF program is available at https://www.justice.gov/OCDETF.