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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Shreveport man sentenced to 14 years in prison for selling methamphetamine at casino

SHREVEPORT, La. – United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced that a Shreveport man was sentenced to 168 months in prison Tuesday for selling methamphetamine while staying at a Bossier City casino.

Kenvalleno Dixon, 33, of Shreveport, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. on one count of distribution of methamphetamine. He was also sentenced to five years of supervised release.  According to the July 11, 2016 guilty plea, Dixon was identified as a seller in a methamphetamine trafficking enterprise at a Bossier City, La., casino. Dixon was observed on June 25, 2015 meeting someone in the lobby of the casino and then bringing the person up to a room on the ninth floor where Dixon sold 26.6 grams of methamphetamine for $900. Dixon was not an employee of the casino.

The DEA conducted the investigation.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon B. Brown prosecuted the case.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated December 7, 2016