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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Mobile County Man Sentenced To 108 Months For Role In Methamphetamine Conspiracy And Illegal Possession Of A Firearm

The United States Attorney Kenyen R. Brown announces that Sisavang Phothisat, a 39 year old, Theodore resident, was sentenced today to 108 months incarceration for possession of a Taurus revolver after being convicted of attempted murder in Fresno County, California and for his role as a drug dealer in a methamphetamine conspiracy where more than 100 grams of methamphetamine was seized.

On October 30, 2014, Mr. Phothisat pled guilty to Counts One and Eight of a 12 count indictment. Counts One and Eight charged him with conspiring to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and being a felon in possession of a firearm, respectively.

Special Agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives along with special agents of the Department of Homeland Security investigated the case and presented it to the U.S. Attorney's Office for prosecution.  The prosecutor assigned to the case is Assistant United States Attorney Gina S. Vann.

Updated May 20, 2015