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Shreveport Man Sentenced to 78 Months in Prison For Methamphetamine Distribution

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

SHREVEPORT, La. – United States Attorney David C. Joseph announced that a Shreveport man was sentenced last week to 78 months in prison for distributing methamphetamine.

Dante Jerrad Roberson, 30, of Shreveport, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote on one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. He was also sentenced to five years of supervised release. According to the June 26, 2018 guilty plea, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s narcotics agents searched a house on September 15, 2017 located on Redbud Lane in Shreveport and found Roberson and two other individuals. During the search, agents found 13 bags of methamphetamine inside of a bag of charcoal, which was inside a grill in the backyard. Agents also found two digital scales, several bags of marijuana, and dosages of Xanax and MDMA. Roberson admitted to traveling to Dallas to obtain the methamphetamine and later hiding it in the barbecue pit. The total amount of methamphetamine found weighed 358.8 grams.

The DEA and Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney J. Aaron Crawford prosecuted the case.

Updated December 14, 2018