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Fayetteville Man Sentenced To 8 Years In Federal Prison For Drug Trafficking

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Arkansas

Fayetteville, Arkansas - Duane (DAK) Kees, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Titus Parks, age 43, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, was sentenced today to 96 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for one count of Possession of Methamphetamine with Intent to Distribute. The Honorable Timothy L. Brooks presided over the sentencing hearing in the United States District Court in Fayetteville.

According to court records, during the course of an investigation into methamphetamine trafficking in the Western District of Arkansas, the Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force identified Parks as a distributor of methamphetamine in Northwest Arkansas.

In April of 2018, investigators arranged and conducted controlled purchases of methamphetamine from Parks. A search warrant was executed for the defendant’s residence on April 12, 2018. Investigators recovered a bag containing approximately 36 grams of methamphetamine.

Parks was indicted by a federal grand jury in April 2018 and entered a guilty plea in September 2018.

This case was investigated by the Fourth Judicial District Drug Task Force. Assistant United States Attorney Amy Driver prosecuted the case for the United States.

Updated January 29, 2019

Drug Trafficking