Fairfield Man Indicted on Drugs, Gun Charges

October 11, 2016 |     A Federal Grand Jury in Sacramento today returned a  two-count indictment today against Wesley Keith Smith...

October 11, 2016 |    

A Federal Grand Jury in Sacramento today returned a two-count indictment today against Wesley Keith Smith, 33, of Fairfield, charging him with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and being a felon in possession of a firearm, Acting United States Attorney Phillip A. Talbert announced.

According to court documents, Fairfield City police officers executed a search warrant on a car used by Smith and found methamphetamine in a satchel located in the trunk, along with a digital scale, cash, clear plastic baggies, and two firearms. Officers also executed a search at a residence in Fairfield where Smith was known to reside and found an additional firearm and narcotics distribution paraphernalia. Smith has previously been convicted of an offense that makes it unlawful for him to possess firearms.
This case is the product of an investigation by the Fairfield Police Department and the FBI Vallejo County Violent Crimes Task Force. Assistant United States Attorney Owen Roth is prosecuting the case.
If convicted, Smith faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years, a maximum statutory penalty of life in prison and a $10,250,000 fine.


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