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Boliver Man Sentenced In Federal Court For Drug Trafficking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 3, 2012

Memphis, TN – Latravis Buggs, 29, of Bolivar, Tennessee was sentenced on Wednesday, May 2, 2012, by U.S. District Judge J. Daniel Breen to serve 168 months incarceration, followed by four years supervised release, announced Edward L. Stanton, III, United States Attorney for the Western District of Tennessee.

Buggs was indicted on May 17, 2010, on two counts of violations of 21 U.S.C. § 841(a)(1), possession with the intent to distribute and the distribution of cocaine base. On January 14, 2011, Buggs pled guilty to Count One of the indictment.

This case was investigated by a team that included members of the Drug Enforcement Administration, Bolivar Police Department, Whiteville Police Department, and the 25th Judicial Drug Task Force. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Victor L. Ivy.

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