Rochester man receives 12.5 years for methamphetamine conspiracy

(ABC 6 News) – A Rochester man was sentenced by the U.S. Attorney’s office to 151 months, or about 12.5 years in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised probation, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

Fernando Garcia-Davila Jr., 49, was arrested in 2021 and accused of helping to ship, store, and sell more than 10 pounds of meth in Rochester between Nov. 2020 and March 2021.

Garcia-Davila Jr. pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and was sentenced Wednesday, Dec. 7.

Two co-conspirators, Rablo Margarito and James Richard Anderson pleaded guilty earlier in February and were sentenced to 112 months and 120 months, respectively, followed by 5 years of supervised probation.

The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and Rochester Police Department.