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

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Texas man pleads guilty to Bossier City methamphetamine distribution charge

SHREVEPORT, La. – United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that a Texas man pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

David Wayne Carlisle, 41, of Marshall, Texas, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote to one count of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.  According to the guilty plea, law enforcement agents arrested Carlisle at a hotel in Bossier City on February 5, 2016. A source indicated that Carlisle would be in town that day to sell illegal narcotics. Carlisle and his hotel room were searched, and agents found more than 5 grams of methamphetamine and $43,305.

Carlisle faces five to 40 years in prison, at least four years of supervised release and a $5 million fine.  A sentencing date of February 21, 2017 was set.

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

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Updated December 21, 2016