Tucson Woman Sentenced to Four Years for Drug Trafficking

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FILE PHOTO: Signage is seen at the United States Department of Justice headquarters in Washington, D.C.

TUCSON, Ariz. – Selene Marie Camacho, 48, of Tucson, Arizona, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Rosemary Márquez to four years in prison, followed by four years of supervised release. Camacho previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine. 

The investigation into the case revealed that Camacho operated as a courier, retrieving narcotics that were transported into the United States on foot. Camacho was arrested in Tucson on June 30, 2020 after retrieving a load of narcotics near Mount Hopkins, Arizona. At the time of her arrest, Camacho was driving a vehicle that was transporting three backpacks containing approximately 1.46 kilograms of cocaine, 342.5 grams of heroin, and 19.19 kilograms of methamphetamine, as well as a loaded handgun magazine.

Homeland Security Investigations conducted the investigation in this case, with assistance from Customs and Border Protection’s U.S. Border Patrol. The United States Attorney’s Office, District of Arizona, Tucson, handled the prosecution.

CASE NUMBER:            CR-20-2246-01-TUC-RM
RELEASE NUMBER:    2022-085_Camacho


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Tucson Woman Sentenced to Four Years for Drug Trafficking

1 min read
FILE PHOTO: Signage is seen at the United States Department of Justice headquarters in Washington, D.C.

TUCSON, Ariz. – Selene Marie Camacho, 48, of Tucson, Arizona, was sentenced yesterday by U.S. District Judge Rosemary Márquez to four years in prison, followed by four years of supervised release. Camacho previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute cocaine, heroin, and methamphetamine. 

The investigation into the case revealed that Camacho operated as a courier, retrieving narcotics that were transported into the United States on foot. Camacho was arrested in Tucson on June 30, 2020 after retrieving a load of narcotics near Mount Hopkins, Arizona. At the time of her arrest, Camacho was driving a vehicle that was transporting three backpacks containing approximately 1.46 kilograms of cocaine, 342.5 grams of heroin, and 19.19 kilograms of methamphetamine, as well as a loaded handgun magazine.

Homeland Security Investigations conducted the investigation in this case, with assistance from Customs and Border Protection’s U.S. Border Patrol. The United States Attorney’s Office, District of Arizona, Tucson, handled the prosecution.

CASE NUMBER:            CR-20-2246-01-TUC-RM
RELEASE NUMBER:    2022-085_Camacho


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For more information on the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Arizona, visit http://www.justice.gov/usao/az/
Follow the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of Arizona, on Twitter @USAO_AZ for the latest news.