Meth parcel sent to Hawaii nets man 15 year sentence


HONOLULU — A man found guilty of trafficking methamphetamine from California to Hawaii has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Ernesto Hernandez also faces deportation to Mexico after his prison sentence.

The 51-year-old was sentenced Monday.

Prosecutors say he arranged with others to distribute meth that was sent from California via Federal Express.

Prosecutors say Hernandez arranged the shipment of 213 grams of pure meth, which was intercepted by Federal Express security at the Honolulu airport.