42 year old Daniel Cantu-Lopez of Moss Bluff pleaded guilty Wednesday to operating a marijuana sales and transport conspiracy that stretched from Texas to Louisiana. According to evidence presented at the guilty plea Cantu-Lopez was warehousing large quantities of marijuana in Houston and distributing it from his home in Moss Bluff. During the course of the investigation large quantities of marijuana were seized from Lopez and co-conspirators.

A sentencing date has not been set but Cantu-Lopez faces up to 40 years in prison, five years supervised release and a $5 million fine.