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'Rocky' Patel accepts plea agreement in 'spice' trafficking case

Published: 9:33 PM, 12/06/2013 Last updated: 9:34 PM, 12/06/2013

Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

KNOXVILLE-Rakeshkumar "Rocky" Patel was sentenced on Thursday, Dec. 5, to 21 months in prison for three charges related to the trafficking of synthetic drugs called "spice" in Newport, according to documents from the U.S. District Court in Knoxville.Patel, and two other co-defendants, Amrishkumar Chunilal Patel and Vijaykumar Patel, conspired with each other to obtain and distribute quantities of synthetic substances called "spice", beginning in or about January 2010, and continuing through on or about Nov. 26, 2012, according to a court document.For more details, please see the weekend edition of the Newport Plain Talk.

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