Armed Drug Dealer Sentenced in Federal Court
United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announced that David Neal Halvorson, 50, of Gulf Shores, Alabama, was sentenced in federal court. In February of 2018, Halvorson pled guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking felony.
United States District Court Judge Kristi K. Dubose imposed a total sentence of 126 months imprisonment, consisting of 66 months on the drug charge to run consecutive to 60 months on the gun charge. The judge ordered that Halvorson would receive credit for 46 months he has already served on a related state charge. Halvorson will serve a supervised release term of seven years when he is released from prison, during which time he will undergo testing and treatment for drug and alcohol abuse. The judge did not impose a fine, but she ordered that he pay $200 in special mandatory assessments.
The case was investigated by the Baldwin County Drug Task Force, the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was prosecuted in the United States Attorney’s Office by Assistant United States Attorney Gloria Bedwell.