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Lake Forest Resident Sentenced for Drug Smuggling

Posted by Courtney Pilchman | Apr 06, 2009 | 0 Comments

Mohsen Youssefinejad, of Lake Forest, California was sentenced to four years in state prison for smuggling opium into Orange County. Youssefinejad, was convicted by a jury of two felonies, which included bringing into Orange County 14 pounds of opium, concealed in picture the frames. Youssenfinejad was receiving crates containing picture frames from out of the country. Customs officials intercepted the shipments, discovered the opium and contacted law enforcement officers. Law enforcement set up on Youssenfinejads business in Lake Forest to see if he would sign for the packages and when he did, he was arrested. Judge Daniel McNerney sentenced Youssenfinejad to 4 years in prison while Deputy District Attorney Nikki Chambers asked the judge to sentence him to the maximum, 6 years and 8 months.

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Courtney Pilchman was a Deputy District Attorney for over six years prior to becoming a criminal defense attorney. She was a member of some of the most elite prosecution units including crimes against children, family violence, and sexual assault. She prosecuted very high profile cases and had a ...


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