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Foley Man Sentenced to 14 Years for Drug and Gun Crimes

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Southern District of Alabama

United States Attorney Sean P. Costello of the Southern District of Alabama announced that Christopher Ryan Snider, 37, of Foley, Alabama, was sentenced to fourteen years in prison for his participation in a methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy which occurred in Baldwin County during 2016 through 2018.  In May of 2020, Snider pled guilty to the conspiracy charge and a charge of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking felony.
United States District Court Judge Terry F. Moorer imposed a 168-month sentence in Snider’s case, consisting of 120 months on the drug charge to be served consecutively to 60 months on the gun charge.  The judge ordered that Snider serve a five-year term of supervised release when he is released from custody.  Snider was also ordered to pay a mandatory special assessment of $200.  No fine was imposed.        

The case was investigated by the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office and the Baldwin County Drug Task Force.  It was prosecuted in the United States Attorney’s Office by Assistant United States Attorney Gloria Bedwell. 

Updated May 19, 2021