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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, May 24, 2018

Walton Man Sentenced to 264 Months For Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

COVINGTON, Ky. – Garret Gadd, 45, of Walton, Kentucky, was sentenced today to 264 months in federal prison, by United States District Judge David L. Bunning, for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

Gadd pled guilty, in February 2018, and admitted that he conspired with others to distribute more than 150 grams of crystal methamphetamine.  Gadd had multiple prior felony convictions relating to methamphetamine distribution.  A codefendant, Regina Gripshover, was sentenced to 46 months, in March.  

Under federal law, Gadd must serve 85 percent of his prison sentence; and upon his release, he will be under the supervision of the United States Probation Office for ten years.

Robert M. Duncan, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, and Timothy J. Plancon, Special Agent in Charge, Drug Enforcement Administration, jointly made the announcement.  The investigation was conducted by the Northern Kentucky Drug Strike Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration.  The United States was represented by Assistant United States Attorney Tony Bracke.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated May 24, 2018