News Release
Date: January 14, 2009
Contact: Rich Isaacson
Number: (313) 234-4310

Alabama Drug Dealer Sentenced to Three + Years for Intent
to Distribute Meth in Kentucky

JAN 14 -- PADUCAH, KY - U.S. Attorney David L. Huber of the Western District of Kentucky announced today that Jacob Randall Armstrong, of 10233 Boling Springs Road, Ohatchee, Alabama was sentenced to 3 years and 1 month imprisonment in United States District Court, Paducah, Kentucky, for possession with the intent to distribute five grams or more of methamphetamine. U.S. District Judge Thomas B. Russell, also sentenced Armstrong to 3 years supervised release following incarceration. There is no parole in the federal judicial system.

Armstrong pled guilty to possessing with intent to distribute five grams or more of pure methamphetamine on August 1, 2008.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Michele Thielhorn, and it was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Kentucky State Police and the Livingston County Sheriff’s Department.