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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Georgia

Friday, December 20, 2013

Defendant Sentenced For Possession With Intent To Distribute Cocaine

Michael J. Moore, United States Attorney for the Middle District of Georgia, announces that Darrin Scott, 42, of Columbus, Georgia, was sentenced on Thursday, December 19, 2013, by the Honorable Clay D. Land, United States District Court Judge in Columbus, Georgia to serve sixty three (63) months imprisonment for possession with intent to distribute cocaine. 
Mr. Scott entered a plea of guilty on August 13, 2013.  In his plea agreement, the defendant admitted that between August 9, 2011 and March 7, 2012, he conspired with others to distribute 1981 grams of cocaine by shipping packages from California to Columbus, Georgia.

The case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service.  The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Mel Hyde.

For additional information please contact Pamela Lightsey, Public Information Officer, United States Attorney’s Office at (478) 621-2603.

Updated February 19, 2015