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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, October 6, 2014

West Monroe Man Sentenced to 93 Months in Prison for Possession with Intent to Distribute Meth

 

MONROE, La. –United States Attorney Stephanie A. Finley announced today that a West Monroe man was sentenced to 93 months in prison for possessing methamphetamine that was ready to sell.

Brian T. Menzie, 52, of West Monroe, La., was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Robert G. James for one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. He was also sentenced to four years of supervised release. According to evidence presented at the July 7, 2014 guilty plea, law enforcement agents searched Menzie’s home on December 9, 2013 and found 121 net grams of methamphetamine at 86.5 percent purity inside a zip lock bag, packaged for sale. Agents also seized $3,565, a firearm, and assorted drug paraphernalia.

The DEA conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney James G. Cowles Jr. prosecuted the case.

Updated January 30, 2015