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Monroe man sentenced to more than 10 years in prison for methamphetamine possession

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

MONROE, La. Acting U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that a man from Monroe was sentenced Monday to 121 months in prison for possessing methamphetamine for later sale.


Travis C. Mills, 35, of Monroe, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Robert G. James on one count of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. He was also sentenced to five years of supervised release. According to the May 19, 2016 guilty plea, law enforcement agents arrested Mills on October 7, 2015, as he was leaving his home. They found 115 grams of methamphetamine in a brown paper bag in the front seat of his car. His home was also searched, and 84 grams of methamphetamine were found.


The DEA and Ouachita Parish Metro Narcotics Task Force conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney James G. Cowles Jr. prosecuted the case.

Updated August 22, 2017

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