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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, December 11, 2014

Many Resident Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Methamphetamine

 

SHREVEPORT, La. –United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a man from Many pleaded guilty Wednesday to distributing methamphetamine.

Marcus Johnson, 37, of Many, La., pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. to one count of distribution of methamphetamine. According to evidence presented at the guilty plea, law enforcement agents conducted controlled buys of methamphetamine from Johnson on November 4, 7, and 12 of 2013.  Johnson would conduct his methamphetamine sales at various retail stores in Many.

Johnson faces up to 20 years in prison, not less than three years of supervised release, and a $1 million fine.

The DEA and the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon B. Brown is prosecuting the case.

Updated January 29, 2015