Thursday, January 6, 2011

Guilty Plea Entered In Drug Case

Two Monterey men have now pleaded guilty to possessing more than 70 pounds of marijuana and will be serving six months in jail and paying some $50,000 into the county's drug fund.  Authorities say 25-year-old Adolfo Garza and 35-year-old Travis Geer entered the guilty pleas this week.  The two had been charged in 2008 after an investigation at Geer's home.  They received a ten-year sentence -- suspended to six months with an agreement to pay the fines.  The two will reportedly paid the first $35,000 in a lump sum. The remaining $15,000 will be paid by the two in $500 per month payments beginning 30 days after they complete their jail sentences. Meanwhile, authorities say three other men who were charged in the case have failed to show up for their court dates and are now considered fugitives.