Memphis, TN – Adalinda Saucedo, 28, formerly of Arizona has been sentenced to 84 months in federal
prison for possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. Kevin G. Ritz, United States Attorney,
announced the sentence today.
According to information presented in court, on January 24, 2022, an agent with the Shelby County
Sheriff’s Office West Tennessee Drug Task Force, while conducting surveillance along I-40, stopped
Saucedo’s vehicle for speeding. A subsequent search of the vehicle led to the recovery of 5,869
grams of fentanyl.
In March 2022, a federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment against Saucedo charging
possession with intent to distribute fentanyl. On June 27, 2022, the defendant pled guilty.
On September 29, 2022, United States District Judge Thomas L. Parker sentenced Saucedo to 84 months
imprisonment to be followed by four years of supervised release. There is no parole in the federal
This case was investigatedby the Shelby County West Tennessee Drug Task Force and the Drug
Enforcement Administration (DEA).
Special Assistant United States Attorney Sean Hord prosecuted this case on behalf of the
government. SAUSA Hord was assigned from the 25th Judicial District Attorney’s Office.
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