Leader Of Drug Trafficking Organization Sentenced In Federal Court Defendant Receives 25 Years In Prison
LAFAYETTE, LA. - Demetrio Regalado, AKA “Dee” 24, leader of a drug trafficking organization based out of Vermilion Parish, was sentenced January 23, 2011 to 25 years in prison and five years supervised release following imprisonment. The sentence is a result of Regalado’s plea of guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and cocaine, United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced. The sentence was imposed by U. S. District Judge Rebecca F. Doherty.