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Laurens Man Gets 10 Years in Federal Prison on Drug and Gun Charges

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

Greenville, South Carolina-------United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that Keandre Armon Connor, age 37, of Laurens, was sentenced in federal court in Greenville for possession with intent to distribute cocaine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.  United States District Judge Bruce H. Hendricks sentenced Connor to a total term of 120 months in federal prison followed by supervised release.

Evidence presented at the change of plea hearing established that on October 6, 2016, Laurens County Sheriff's deputies executed a search warrant at Connor’s residence and located over 500 grams of cocaine and multiple firearms.

The case was investigated by the Laurens County Sheriff's Office along with agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF).

Assistant United States Attorney Max Cauthen of the Greenville office prosecuted the case.




Lance Crick (864) 282-2105

Updated August 24, 2018

Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses