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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – The leader of a violent Memphis-based drug organization with ties to Mexico’s Beltran Leyva cartel has been sentenced to life in federal prison.

Craig Petties was sentenced Thursday  by U.S. District Judge Samuel Mays.Petties secretly pleaded guilty in December 2009 to racketeering, money laundering and ordering four murders of suspected government snitches and people who were threats to the organization. His plea was not disclosed until February 2011.
read rest Reported by: Jackie Orozco,localmemphis.con