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Jonesville Man Sentenced to 70 Months on Methamphetamine Charge

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

ALEXANDRIA, La. – David C. Joseph, United States Attorney for the Western District of Louisiana, announced that Glen Arrington, 27, of Jonesville, Louisiana, was sentenced on December 2, 2019, by U.S. District Judge Dee D. Drell, to 70 months in federal prison for possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. Arrington pleaded guilty to this charge on August 21, 2019.

On March 6, 2019, an investigator with the United States Postal Inspection Service intercepted a suspicious priority mail express package that contained approximately one pound of pure methamphetamine. A delivery of the package was successfully executed at the residence of Glen Arrington, where Arrington signed for and brought the package into his home. Immediately following the delivery of the package, law enforcement agents executed a search warrant and recovered the methamphetamine. Arrington admitted that the methamphetamine found in the package belonged to him and stated that he knew the package contained methamphetamine prior to receiving it. He intended to sell the methamphetamine for money. 

The United States Postal Inspection Service, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office and Catahoula Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Cadesby B. Cooper prosecuted the case.

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Updated December 5, 2019

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