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Crawfordville Drug Trafficker Sentenced To 12 Years In Federal Prison

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

TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA – Justin Deangelo Randolph, 38, of Crawfordville, Florida was sentenced to 12 years in federal prison after previously pleading guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine, distribution of methamphetamine, and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and fentanyl.  Jason R. Coody, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Florida announced the sentence.

“The collective efforts of our local, state, and federal law enforcement partners, in particular the North Star Drug Task Force, are resulting in the removal of addictive and deadly controlled substances from our communities,” said U.S. Attorney Coody. “This sentence is further evidence of our commitment to support their efforts through the vigorous investigation and prosecution of criminals distributing drugs in North Florida.”

Randolph was part of a drug trafficking organization in the Wakulla and Leon County, Florida area that was responsible for the distribution of over 45 kilograms of methamphetamine, as well as fentanyl distributed as fake oxycodone. 

“I’m proud of the hard work the Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office, the North Star Multi-Jurisdictional Drug Task Force, along with our local, state and federal partners are doing to keep our community safe,” said Wakulla County Sheriff Jared F. Miller.

“DEA’s top priority is stopping those responsible for bringing these highly addictive and destructive drugs into our communities and holding them accountable for their actions,” said Deanne L. Reuter, Special Agent in Charge of the DEA Miami Field Division. “This investigation is a testament to the strength of our relationship with our local, state, and federal law enforcement partners and underscores our commitment in keeping our Florida communities safe and healthy.”

Randolph’s imprisonment prison sentenced will be followed by 5 years of supervised release.

This conviction was the result of the collaborative efforts of numerous local, state, and federal agencies, including the North Star Drug Task Force, the Wakulla County Sheriff’s Office, the Tallahassee Police Department, the Florida Highway Patrol, and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Eric Mountin.

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Updated April 18, 2023

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