PHOENIX – Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced Jose Dioicio Buelna, was sentenced to prison on May 17, 2022 for his involvement in a drug trafficking organization.
On December 21, 2021, police arrested Buelna after observing him arrive at a drug transaction with 5 kilograms of fentanyl powder.
Buelna pleaded guilty to one count of Possession of a Narcotic Drug (Fentanyl) for sale, a Class 2 Felony. On May 17, 2022, a Maricopa County Superior Court Judge sentenced Buelna to 5 years in the Arizona Department of Corrections.
The case was investigated by the Gilbert Police Department.
Assistant Attorney General Desiree Kerfoot prosecuted this case.
A copy of the indictment is available here.
Jose Dioicio Buelna