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Georgia Man Sentenced to More Than 5 Years in Federal Prison for Role in Trafficking Meth in South Carolina

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of South Carolina

Columbia, South Carolina --- Acting United States Attorney M. Rhett DeHart announced today that Rondedrick Robinson, 26, of Decatur, Georgia, was sentenced to more than five years in federal prison, after pleading guilty to possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine.   

Evidence presented to the Court showed that, on February 25, 2020, officers from the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office made a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Robinson.  In a subsequent search of the vehicle, law enforcement located nearly 10 kilograms of methamphetamine.  Further investigation revealed Robinson had been paid to deliver the narcotics from the Atlanta area to South Carolina. 

Senior United States District Judge Joseph F. Anderson, Jr. sentenced Robinson to 70 months in federal prison, to be followed by a three-year term of court-ordered supervision.  There is no parole in the federal system.

The case was investigated by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

Assistant United States Attorney Katherine Flynn prosecuted the case.




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Updated July 30, 2021

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