News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: June 29, 2012
Contact: Rich Isaacson
Number: (313) 234-4310

Graves County Men Sentenced for Possession and Distribution of Methamphetamine

PADUCAH, KY. – Two Graves County, K.Y., men were sentenced in United States District Court by Senior Judge Thomas B. Russell this week, after pleading guilty to multiple charges of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine, announced David J. Hale, United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky, and Special Agent in Charge Robert L. Corso, of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Daniel Copeland, age 33, of Wingo, K.Y., was sentenced to 100 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release after pleading guilty to four counts of a federal grand jury indictment. According to the plea agreement, between approximately March 18, 2011 and March 24, 2011, Copeland engaged in a conspiracy with Jacob Jackson to distribute methamphetamine.

Jacob Jackson, age 26, of Mayfield, K.Y., was sentenced to 87 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release after pleading guilty to four counts of a federal grand jury indictment on February 15, 2012. According to his plea agreement, Jackson’s role in the conspiracy was to distribute methamphetamine on behalf of Copeland. Copeland pled guilty to several additional charges that occurred in August 2010.

This case was prosecuted by Robert B. Bonar and was investigated by DEA, and the Kentucky State Police.