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Tompkinsville Man Sentenced to Over 11 Years in Federal Prison for Methamphetamine Trafficking

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

Bowling Green, KY – A Tompkinsville, Kentucky man was sentenced yesterday to 11 years and 1 month in prison for methamphetamine trafficking.

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 Director Ron Lafferty of the Barren River Drug Task Force made the announcement.

According to court documents, on June 10, 2022, and July 7, 2022, in Monroe County, Kentucky, Chad Emberton¸ 45, distributed five grams or more of methamphetamine to another person. Following release from his 11-year and 1-month prison sentence, Emberton was ordered to serve 4 years on supervised release. There is no parole in the federal system.

This case was investigated by the DEA Bowling Green Post of Duty Office and the Barren River Drug Task Force.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Mark J. Yurchisin II, of the U.S. Attorney’s Bowling Green Branch Office, prosecuted the case.


Updated August 18, 2023