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Navy midshipman sentenced for drug smuggling

A 24-year-old Navy midshipman was sentenced Tuesday to 118 months in prison and a dishonorable discharge after pleading guilty to conspiracy to import and distribute drugs.

Juan D. Alonso was arrested June 10 while trying to smuggle 150 pounds of marijuana into the United States through the San Ysidro border crossing. Alonso, a former enlisted sailor, pleaded guilty at a court-martial in San Diego.

A third-year student at the Naval Academy, he was in San Diego for summer training when he was arrested.

-- Tony Perry

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Dumb. Really Dumb.

Goodbye, future.

what an imbecile. Third year at the Naval Academy and he pulls this off...what a waste of taxpayer resources...USNA, be sure to get every penny back in training and educational costs!!!

I'll bet his family was proud to have their son represent 'la raza' at the academy, and that the academy felt good in having a 'minority' among its students. way to go, pendejo.


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