Drug Enforcement Administration

New Orleans

Brad L. Byerley, Special Agent in Charge

February 24, 2017

Contact: SA Debbie Webber

Phone Number: (571) 362-4803

Shreveport Man Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Methamphetamine Charge

SHREVEPORT, La. - A Shreveport man was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison for possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute, announced Drug Enforcement Administration Assistant Special Agent in Charge Brad L. Byerley and United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley. 

Dondell Pea, 30, was sentenced by a U.S. District Judge on one count of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.  He was also sentenced to 10 years of supervised release. According to the October 24, 2016 guilty plea, Pea was arrested on May 26, 2016 after returning home.  He had made arrangements to sell methamphetamine with a buyer. Agents found him with 266.3 grams of methamphetamine in his vehicle and a .40 caliber handgun in his home.

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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