ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A St. Louis man was sentenced Friday for his role in a large cocaine distribution ring.

Mario Orduna, 46, has been sentenced to 60 months in prison along with three years of supervised release.

Orduna must also pay $600 in fines and forfeit $18,500 in alleged drug money.

According to federal prosecutors, Orduna pleaded guilty on April 11. He is the thirtieth member of the distribution ring to be convicted and sentenced, according to United States Attorney Stephen Wigginton’s office.

In a release, Wiggington’s office said the cocaine ring was responsible for moving more than 150 kilograms of cocaine. Alleged members have been sentenced to prison terms ranging from 21 months to 521 months.


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