FARMINGTON A Mexican national was sentenced to nine years in prison on Thursday for distributing methamphetamine in San Juan County.

Pricilo Garcia-Jimenez, 41, pleaded guilty to five meth distribution charges in August 2013, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Justice.

Garcia-Jimenez is an undocumented immigrant from Oaxaca, Mexico, and will be deported after he completes his prison sentence, according to the press release.

As part of his plea agreement, Garcia-Jimenez admitted to distributing meth to an undercover officer on five separate occasions between November 2011 and April 2012, according to the press release.