Thursday, November 18, 2021

‘Cocaine Pepe’ pulls 151 months

Jose Francisco Arredondo, 33, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute. Known as ‘Cocaine Pepe’ he faced life in prison. In handing down the sentence, the judge noted Arredondo was consistently arrested multiple times with guns and drugs and that previous jail sentences didn't dissuade him from criminality. Alice city police arrested Arredondo in the South Texas town sitting in a Jeep. Cops noticed a gun sitting in the center console of the vehicle. Cops recognized Arredondo as a gang member and convicted felon and he was toast.