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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 20, 2010

 

DEFENDANT SENTENCED TO 130 MONTHS

BATON ROUGE, LA – United States Attorney Stan Lemelle announced today that MICHAEL LEE FORD, 35, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Frank J. Polozola to serve one hundred thirty months in prison and four years supervised release.

FORD plead guilty on April 7, 2009, to a four count indictment charging him with possession with the intent to distribute cocaine; possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon; possession with the intent to distribute five grams or more of cocaine base; and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Joseph E. Blackwell.

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