Drug Enforcement Administration

New Orleans

Brad L. Byerley, Special Agent in Charge

August 11, 2015

Contact: SA Debbie Webber

Phone Number: (571) 362-4803

Tallulah Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison For Selling Methamphetamine

MONROE, La. - Drug Enforcement (DEA) Assistant Special Agent in Charge Joseph Shepherd and United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a Tallulah man was sentenced Monday to 120 months in prison for selling methamphetamine.

Marvin Brown, 45, of Tallulah, La., was sentenced on one count of distribution of methamphetamine. He was also sentenced to five years of supervised release. According to evidence presented at the May 1, 2015 guilty plea hearing, law enforcement agents recorded Brown selling 109.1 grams of methamphetamine on July 9, 2014 for $6,000 in cash in Tallulah. As agents approached to arrest him, Brown fled. He was later captured after abandoning his vehicle and fleeing on foot.

The DEA conducted the investigation.

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.  

DEA US Badge
United States Drug Enforcement Administration DEA.gov is an official site of the U.S. Department of Justice