Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) -  An Arizona man accused of being involved in a large-scale illegal drug operation that included activity in Rochester has been sentenced to nearly 8 years in prison.

Prosecutors accused 25-year-old Juan Sanchez of being the leader of the ring that brought methamphetamine to Rochester from Texas, Arizona, and California between January 2016 and August last year.

Three other men were also charged in the case. Two are awaiting trial while an arrest warrant has been issued for the other suspect.

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