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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Kentucky

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Florence Man Sentenced 180 Months for Methamphetamine and Firearm Offenses

COVINGTON, Ky. — A Florence, Ky., man, who previously admitted to conspiring to distribute over 50 grams of methamphetamine and possessing a firearm to further his drug trafficking, has been sentenced to 180 months in federal prison.

U.S. District Court Judge Amul Thapar formally sentenced 44 year-old Domingo Garcia yesterday.  Under federal law, Garcia must serve 85 percent of his prison sentence. 

Garcia previously admitted that he conspired with others to distribute between 50 and 150 grams of crystal methamphetamine and possessed a firearm in order to protect his drugs and drug proceeds. 

Garcia pleaded guilty in August of 2016. 

Kerry B. Harvey, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, and Timothy J. Plancon, Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration, jointly announced the sentence.

The investigation was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration.  The U.S. Attorney’s Office was represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Tony Bracke.

Drug Trafficking
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Updated November 16, 2016