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Cocoa Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Federal Prison For Distributing Methamphetamine

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Middle District of Florida

Orlando, Florida – U.S. District Judge Wendy W. Berger has sentenced Jason Alan Scruggs (53, Cocoa) to 25 years in federal prison for distributing methamphetamine. Scruggs had pleaded guilty on April 19, 2022.

According to court documents, on two occasions in 2021, Scruggs sold methamphetamine to a confidential informant. Each of the transactions occurred at a residence associated with Scruggs in Cocoa, and on one occasion, the methamphetamine sold by Scruggs was determined to be 99% pure. At the time of the offenses, Scruggs had multiple prior convictions for drug offenses.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Cocoa Police Department. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Terry B. Livanos.

Updated May 19, 2023

Drug Trafficking