'Speed Racer' leader gets 40 years
FARGO - Jorge "Sneaky" Arandas, the leader of a sprawling drugs-and-murder ring authorities dubbed "Operation Speed Racer," was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison for importing drugs to the Red River Valley.
Arandas, who was charged with 13 counts, faced the possibility of a life sentence for crimes that included authorizing the murder of a drug dealer in East Grand Forks, Minn., who owed the ring money.
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