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Former Mayfield Resident Sentenced to 15 Years in Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Distribution

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

Paducah, KY – A Louisville man, formerly of Mayfield, Kentucky, was sentenced yesterday to 15 years in prison followed by a 5-year term of supervised release for distributing more than 50 grams of methamphetamine. There is no parole in the federal system.

U.S. Attorney Michael A. Bennett of the Western District of Kentucky, Special Agent in Charge J. Todd Scott of the DEA Louisville Field Division and Sheriff Ryan Norman of the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office, made the announcement.

According to court documents, Kristopher G. Johnson, 45, distributed approximately 1 pound of methamphetamine in McCracken County on June 18, 2021.

The case was investigated by the DEA Paducah Post of Duty Office and the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office, with assistance from the Graves County Sheriff’s Office and the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office. 

Assistant U.S. Attorney Seth Hancock, of the U.S. Attorney’s Paducah Branch Office, prosecuted the case.


Updated April 26, 2023