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A federal judge in Greensboro sentenced a Yadkin County man and a Davie County man to prison Wednesday after they pleaded guilty to federal drug offenses, authorities said Friday.

Judge Catherine C. Eagles of U.S. District Court sentenced Alfredo Arias Bello, 53, of Yadkinville to five years in prison and Rodolfo Vargas-Benitez, 37, of Mocksville to six years in prison, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement. Bello and Vargas-Benitez pleaded guilty to distributing 50 grams or more of methamphetamine in Rowan and Yadkin counties in 2018.

Bello is accused of selling 9.5 ounces of meth to undercover drug officer from January through April last year, the Justice Department said. Vargas-Benitez is accused of possessing a small amount of meth and storing meth in a vehicle in June 2018.

Eagles also placed Bello and Vargas-Benitez on supervised parole after they complete their prison terms, the Justice Department said.

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