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  • Maricopa man gets one year for meth and marijuana charges

  • Defendant was arrested in August 2013 and charged with growing marijuana, selling meth
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  • The Maricopa man arrested on drug trafficking charges in August of 2013 has been sentenced to a year in county jail.
    Joey Kiwook Song, 41, was arrested along with a woman when Kern County Sheriff's deputies served a search warrant at their home at 405 California Street on August 23 and reported finding 60 marijuana plants growing inside a garage and 1.5 ounces of methamphetamine inside the house.
    Song pleaded no contest to possession of a controlled substance for sale and cultivating marijuana in March.
    He was sentenced onMay 22.
    He was also fined $1,580.
    Song will receive credit for 89 days time served (45 days in custody, 44 days good time) and could be released as early as Oct. 16, according to the Kern County Sheriff's website.
    Song's codefendant, Nancy Cross, 26, pleaded no contest to possession of a controlled substance in November and was sentenced to 212 days in jail.
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