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Press Release

Meth Dealer Sentenced in Federal Court

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

United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announced that Gerald Dewayne Griffin, 42, of Mesa, Arizona, was sentenced today in federal court for his role in a conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine ice.  Griffin pled guilty to the charge in January of 2019.

United States District Court Judge William H. Steele sentenced Griffin to 105 months imprisonment, to be followed by a supervised release term of five years.  During his imprisonment, Griffin will undergo drug abuse counseling and treatment.  After he is released under supervision, the judge ordered that Griffin will continue drug abuse counseling and treatment.  No fine was imposed, but Griffin was ordered to pay the $100 mandatory special assessment. 

The case was investigated by the MCSENT Task Force, the Mobile Police Department, the Department of Homeland Security Investigations, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  It was prosecuted in the United States Attorney’s Office by Assistant United States Attorney Gloria A. Bedwell.

Updated July 31, 2019