Lee County Man Sentenced to 200 Months in Federal Prison on Drug Charges
Montgomery, Alabama - Lamar Patrick, 33, of Auburn, Alabama, was sentenced to 200 months’ imprisonment following his conviction for conspiring to knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base, more commonly known as “crack”, and for attempting to distribute 50 grams or more of crack, United States Attorney Leura G. Canary announced today. Patrick was also sentenced to serve 5 years under the supervision of a federal probation officer following his release from prison. There is no parole from federal prison.
Patrick had been indicted for conspiring to possess the crack with intent to distribute from on or about March 10, 2009, and continuing to on or about April 16, 2009, and with attempting to distribute the crack on or about April 16, 2009, in Lee County. Patrick pled guilty in March 2010.
The case was investigated through the joint efforts of the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Auburn Police Department, and the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney W. Brent Woodall.
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