The case against members of the Mongols Motorcycle Club, United States versus Cavazos and others is winding down. In the last two weeks Judge Otis D. Wright has sentenced eight defendants in the case.
On February 9th, Jaime Flores pled guilty to “distributing” 9.5 grams, about a third of an ounce he methamphetamine. Wright sentenced him to 60 months in a federal prison followed by five years of supervised release and a special assessment of $100.
The next day, February 10th, Sam Trevino was sentenced in camera.
Wright sentenced four men on February 16th.
Daniel Medel pled guilty to Count One, which identifies the Mongols Motorcycle Club as a racket, and was sentenced to time served, three years of supervised release and $100.
Joseph Braden was sentenced to 33 months in a federal prison for Count One, to be followed by three years of supervised release and $100 assessment. The Court recommended to that he be housed near his home “at the Lompoc detention facility or the Terminal Island detention facility.”
Ramon Contreras got “thirty months on Count One.” His sentenced will be followed by three years of supervised release and he will “be evaluated for participation in the Bureau of Prisons 500 hour drug treatment program.”
Samuel Gonzalez was sentenced to three years probation “on Count One” and $100 assessment.
Two men were sentenced on February 18th.
John Canales was sentenced to four years probation and an assessment of $100 for Count One.
And Edward Moreno was sentenced to 27 months in a federal prison and an assessment of $100 for being convicted of Count One. Prison will be followed by three years of supervised release.
Ruben “Doc” Cavazos, the former President of the Mongols Motorcycle Club and the defendant for whom the case is named, had been scheduled for sentencing today. As of 4 pm of February 22nd, his case remains officially open.