Aspen Times – Carbondale man gets two years of probation on drug conviction

A native of South America who in July was convicted by a Pitkin County jury of felony cocaine possession was sentenced Monday. Fernando A. Fuentes-Silva, 30, of Carbondale, received two years of supervised probation. But in handing down the sentence, District Judge Gail Nichols pointed out that the conviction makes Fuentes-Silva a likely candidate for deportation. “Your best chances with immigration (officials) are going to be full compliance with probation,” Nichols said. The jury returned the guilty verdict on July … Continued