☷Local Man Indicted for Trafficking Multiple Narcotics
Federal Bureau of Investigation ( By Press Release office)
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Local man indicted for trafficking multiple narcotics Corpus Christi , Texas – A Corpus Christi man is facing up to 40 years in prison for his alleged role in several narcotics offenses , being a felon in possession firearms and possessing firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime , announced U . S . Attorney Jennifer B . Lowery . Today , a federal grand jury returned a multi - count indictment against Christopher Ruiz , 38 . Originally charged by criminal complaint , he is expected to appear for his arraignment before a U . S . Magistrate Judge in the near future . The charges allege that on March 23 , law enforcement executed an arrest warrant on Ruiz . Within his residence , authorities allegedly found various amounts of meth , heroin and crack cocaine , as well as several firearms . If convicted , Ruiz faces up a minimum of five and up to 40 years in federal prison as well as a possible $5 million fine . The FBI’s Corpus Christi Safe Streets/Gang Task Force , including members of the Corpus Christi Police Department , conducted the investigation with assistance of the Drug Enforcement Administration and Bureau of Alcohol , Tobacco , Firearms and Explosives . Assistant U . S . Attorney Dennis E . Robinson is prosecuting the case . An indictment is a formal accusation of criminal conduct , not evidence . A defendant is presumed innocent unless convicted through due process of law .
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