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Drug Trafficker Brought to Justice After 32 Years on the Run

SAN FRANCISCO – Peyton Erwin Eidson was sentenced this morning to 36 months in prison for aggravated identity theft and conspiracy to distribute marijuana, announced Acting United States Attorney Alex G. Tse, Special Agent in Charge Matthew Perlman of the U.S. State Department’s Diplomatic Security Service San Francisco Field Office, and Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Assistant Special Agent in Charge Chris Nielsen. The sentence was handed down by the Honorable Susan Illston, U.S. District Judge, following Eidson’s guilty plea to the charges on January 5, 2018.

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