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Hopkinsville Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking

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

Paducah, KY – A Hopkinsville, Kentucky man was sentenced this week to five years in federal prison for possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. 

U.S. Attorney Michael A. Bennett of the Western District of Kentucky, Special Agent in Charge Ronald Yeatts of the United States Army’s Central Investigations Division at Fort Campbell, and Christian County Sheriff Tyler DeArmond made the announcement.

According to court documents, Stephen Antwain Taylor, 31, was sentenced to five years in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release, for one count of possession with intent to distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine.

There is no parole in the federal system.

The case was investigated by the United States Army’s Central Investigations Division at Fort Campbell and the Christian County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of the DEA Paducah Post of Duty.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Leigh Ann Dycus, of the U.S. Attorney’s Paducah Branch Office, prosecuted the case.


Updated May 22, 2024