The United States Attorney Kenyen R. Brown announces that Phouva Phothisat, a 28 year old, Irvington resident, was sentenced today to 120 months incarceration for possession of numerous firearms kept for protection and for his role as a drug dealer in a methamphetamine conspiracy where more than 100 grams of methamphetamine was seized.
On October 27, 2014, Mr. Phothisat pled guilty to Counts One and Ten of a 12 count indictment. Counts One and Ten charged him with conspiring to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of numerous firearms during and in relation to his drug dealing crime, 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.