Second Boone County man sentenced to prison after arrest in drug sting

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BELVIDERE, Ill. (WTVO) — A second man who was arrested in a drug sting operation is sentenced to 19 years in prison.

Efren Rodriguez-Diaz pleaded guilty Tuesday to possession with intent to deliver cocaine.

In October 2017, a source working with the Drug Enforcement Agency arranged to buy $58,000 worth of cocaine from Rodriguez-Diaz and his partner, Roy Vazquez.

Vazquez was sentenced to 19 years in prison last week.

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