News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: November 12, 2008
Contact: Rich Isaacson
Number: (313) 234-4310

Two Louisville Crack Cocaine Dealers Sentenced
on Federal Charges

NOV 12 -- LOUISVILLE, KY - U.S. Attorney David L. Huber of the Western District of Kentucky announced today that Andre Gipp, age 25, and Aubrey Lamont Walker, age 34, both of Louisville, Kentucky, were sentenced to 7 years and 12 years and 7 months imprisonment, respectively, in United States District Court, Louisville, Kentucky on multiple charges of crack and powder cocaine distribution. U.S. District Judge Charles R. Simpson, III, also sentencedGipp and Walker to 5 years supervised release following incarceration. There is no parole in the federal judicial system.

US Attorney David Huber noted that the close working relationship of the Louisville Metro Police Department and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) led to this investigation’s successful conclusion.

Gipp and Walker pled guilty and admitted that between April 9, 2007, and April 11, 2007, they aided each other to knowingly and intentionally possess with the intent to distribute more than 50 grams of crack cocaine. The total amount of crack cocaine seized in this case was 2,250 grams. Walker also pled guilty to two other powder cocaine related drug trafficking charges.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel P. Kinnicutt, and it was investigated by the DEA, Louisville Metro Police Department, and the Floyd County Sheriff’s Department.

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