Drug Enforcement Administration

New Orleans

Stephen G. Azzam, Special Agent in Charge

March 16, 2015

Contact: SA Debbie Webber

Phone Number: (504) 840-1100

Many Resident Sentenced To More Than 6 Years In Prison For Distribution Of Methamphetamine

SHREVEPORT, La. - Drug Enforcement (DEA) Assistant Special Agent in Charge Joseph W. Shepherd and United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that a man from Many, La was sentenced to 78 months in prison for distributing methamphetamine.

Marcus Johnson, 38, of Many, La., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. on one count of distribution of methamphetamine. He was also sentenced to three years of supervised release. According to evidence presented at the December 10, 2014, guilty plea, law enforcement agents conducted controlled buys of methamphetamine from Johnson on November 4, 7, and 12 of 2013. Johnson would conduct methamphetamine sales at various retail stores in Many.

The DEA and the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon B. Brown prosecuted the case.

Parents and children are encouraged to educate themselves about the dangers of drugs by visiting DEA’s interactive websites at www.JustThinkTwice.com, www.GetSmartAboutDrugs.com and www.dea.gov.  

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