Mission Man to Lose Status after Drug Conviction

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MISSION – A legal permanent resident is expected to lose his legal status after being convicted for his role in a cocaine operation.

Leonel Luis Nordhausen-Cuevas, of Mission, was sentenced to 10 years.

Border Patrol agents testified he attempted to smuggle 50 kilograms of cocaine in 2016.

They say they found the drugs hidden in fertilizer bags.

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