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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Albuquerque Man Sentenced to Prison for Federal Methamphetamine Trafficking and Firearms Conviction

ALBUQUERQUE – Bart Dutch Marshall, 61, of Albuquerque, N.M., was sentenced today in federal court to 66 months in prison followed by three years of supervised release for his methamphetamine trafficking and firearms conviction.

Marshall was arrested on March 23, 2015, on an indictment charging him with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and using firearms during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime on April 3, 2014, in Bernalillo County, N.M.

On July 19, 2016, Marshall pled guilty to a felony information charging him with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute and possessing firearms during and in relation to a drug trafficking crime.  In entering the guilty plea, Marshall admitted that on April 3, 2014, the Albuquerque Police Department executed a search warrant on his residence and found over 80 grams of pure methamphetamine, which he intended to sell to others.  Marshall further admitted that he had a number of firearms in his residence which he possessed for his protection as part of the drug trade.

This case was investigated by the Albuquerque office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Albuquerque Police Department.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Jacob Wishard prosecuted the case. 

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses
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Updated December 15, 2016