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Frankfort Man Sentenced to 135 Months for Trafficking Acefentanyl

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Kentucky

FRANKFORT, KY- A Frankfort, Kentucky, man, Leonard Glover, 32, was sentenced to 135 months on Thursday by U.S. District Court Judge Gregory VanTatenhove, after previously admitting to possession with the intent to distribute 10 grams of more of acefentanyl.

According to the plea agreement, Glover admitted that on June 11, 2019, he sold 13 grams of acetylfentanyl to a confidential informant in Midway, Kentucky. Glover was apprehended immediately after the exchange.

Glover pleaded guilty in October 2019.           

Under federal law, Glover must serve 85 percent of his prison sentence and will be under the supervision of the U.S. Probation Office for five years.

Robert M. Duncan, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky; Dan Dodds, Acting Special Agent in Charge for DEA-Louisville Field Division; and Commissioner Rodney Brewer, Kentucky State Police; jointly announced the sentence.

The investigation was conducted by the DEA. The U.S. Attorney’s Office was represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney David Kiebler.

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CONTACT: Gabrielle Dudgeon
PHONE: (859) 685-4887

Updated January 23, 2020

Drug Trafficking