News Release
March 22, 2010
Contact: Rich Isaacson
Number: (313) 234-4310

Kentucky Man Sentenced To Ten Years For Distributing Multi Ounces Of Crack Cocaine
Investigation conducted by DEA and the Kentucky State Police

MAR 22 -- (Paducah, KY) - United States Attorney Candace G. Hill of the Western District of Kentucky announced today that Ricky David Wynn, age 51, of Mayfield, Kentucky, was sentenced on March 19, 2010, to ten years imprisonment in United States District Court, Paducah, Kentucky, for knowingly and intentionally distributing cocaine base (“crack”). United States Chief District Judge Thomas B. Russell, also sentenced Wynn to five years supervised release following incarceration. There is no parole in the federal prison system.

Smith pled guilty to knowingly and intentionally distributing approximately 65 grams of crack cocaine. He was arrested on April 8, 2009, during an enforcement operation conducted by Special Agents of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and officers from the Kentucky State Police.

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Larry Fentress, and was investigated by the DEA and the Kentucky State Police.