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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 13, 2014

Many Resident Pleads Guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine Base

 

SHREVEPORT, La. –United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that a Many resident pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine in Sabine Parish.
           
Cassius L. Medlock, 32, of Many, La., pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote, to one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine base. Medlock was stopped on August 14, 2014, for speeding and after searching the vehicle, officers observed more than 193 grams of cocaine base and marijuana in the vehicle he was driving.  Six children were also present in the vehicle.

Medlock faces five to 40 years in prison, four to five years of supervised release and a $5 million fine.  A sentencing date of March 5, 2015 was set.

The DEA and the Sabine Parish Sheriff’s Office investigated the case. Assistant U.S. Attorney Seth Reeg is prosecuting the case.

Updated January 29, 2015