News Release
March 04, 2010
Contact: Rich Isaacson
Number: (313) 234-4310

Nashville Man Sentenced to 7 Years in Fed Prison for Four Kilo
Crack Cocaine Conspiracy

-Stockard traveled from Nashville to Bowling Green, KY distribute the cocaine

MAR 04 - BOWLING GREEN, KY - United States Attorney Candace G. Hill of the Western District of Kentucky announced today that on March 1, 2010, Troy Stockard, age 46, of Nashville, Tennessee, was sentenced to serve seven years and three month in federal prison for conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine. Thomas B. Russell, Chief Judge, United States District Court, also sentenced Stockard to four years supervised release following imprisonment. There is no parole in the federal judicial system.

Stockard, who pled guilty in September 2009, admitted that on May 16, 2008, he traveled from Nashville, Tennessee, to Bowling Green, Kentucky, with co-defendant Timothy Crutcher, to distribute approximately four kilograms of cocaine. Unbeknownst to Stockard, Special Agents of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Bowling Green/Warren County Drug Task Force had him under surveillance and arrested him when he attempted to deliver the cocaine. Crutcher was sentenced in October 2009, to serve six year and a half years in federal prison.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Larry Fentress and it was investigated by the DEA and the Bowling Green/Warren County Drug Task Force.