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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Arkansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, September 25, 2018

El Dorado Man Sentenced To 7 Years In Federal Prison For Distribution Of Methamphetamine And Firearms Violation

El Dorado, Arkansas - Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Tommie Roshaun Glosson, age 23, of El Dorado, was sentenced today to 84 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Distribution of Methamphetamine and two counts of Felon in Possession of a Firearm. The Honorable Susan O. Hickey presided over the sentencing hearing in the United States District Court in El Dorado.

According to court records, in 2017, investigators with the 13th Judicial District Drug Task Force, the Union County Sheriff’s Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the El Dorado Police Department conducted two controlled purchases from Glosson, first of a firearm and methamphetamine, and later of a firearm. Glosson was subsequently arrested.

Glosson was indicted by a federal grand jury in October 2017 and entered a guilty plea to distribution of methamphetamine and felon in possession of a firearm in February 2018.

This case was investigated by the 13th Judicial District Drug Task Force, the Union County Sheriff’s Department, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the El Dorado Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Graham Jones prosecuted the case for the United States.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses
Updated September 25, 2018