Drug Enforcement Administration

New Orleans

Brad L. Byerley, Special Agent in Charge

February 22, 2017

Contact: SA Debbie Webber

Phone Number: (571) 362-4803

Texas Man Sentenced To Over 8 Years In Prison For Bossier City Methamphetamine Distribution Charge

SHREVEPORT, La. - A Texas man was sentenced Tuesday to more than eight and a half years in prison for distribution of methamphetamine, announced Drug Enforcement (DEA) Assistant Special Agent in Charge Brad L. Byerley and United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finely. 

David Wayne Carlisle, 41, of Marshall, Texas, was sentenced by a U.S. District Judge on one count of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. He was also sentenced to five years of supervised release. According to the December 21, 2016 guilty plea, law enforcement agents arrested Carlisle at a hotel in Bossier City on February 5, 2016. A source indicated that Carlisle would be in town that day to sell illegal narcotics. Carlisle and his hotel room were searched, and agents found a quantity of methamphetamine and $43,305 in cash.

The DEA and the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office 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.
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