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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Missouri Man Sentenced to 120 Months for Cocaine Trafficking

 

LONDON, Ky. - A Missouri man, Gregory Parrish Evans, 58, was sentenced on Wednesday, by U.S. District Judge Robert Wier, to 120 months in federal prison, for conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine.           

According to his plea agreement, approximately 15 kilograms of methamphetamine was delivered to Evans, in Laurel County, Ky.  Evans admitted to agreeing with a co-conspirator to sell the methamphetamine by fronting quantities to customers.  On March 10, 2020 Miles further admitted to taking delivery of $13,000 that he believed was the proceeds from the sale of the fronted methamphetamine.  

Evans pleaded guilty to the federal charge in October 2020.  

Under federal law, Evans must serve 85 percent of his prison sentence; and upon his release, he will be under the supervision of the U.S. Probation Office for 10 years.

Robert M. Duncan, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky; and Robert Brown, Special Agent in Charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Louisville Field Office, announced the sentencing.

The investigation was conducted by FBI. The United States was represented in the case by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jason Parman. 

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Contact: 
CONTACT: Gabrielle Dudgeon PHONE: (859) 685-4887 E-MAIL: gabrielle.dudgeon@usdoj.gov
Updated January 20, 2021