46-year-old Hugo Morales was sentenced Tuesday to 70 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release.

Morales pleaded guilty in August to conspiring with others to distribute 33 kilograms of cocaine.

In February, Morales was pulled over in his tractor-trailer on Highway 77 where Department of Public Safety troopers discovered several bricks of cocaine along with $250,000 in cash.

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