- Associated Press - Friday, December 8, 2017

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - A man has been sentenced in a north Louisiana federal courtroom to serve 12 years in prison for conspiring to transport methamphetamine.

Acting U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook says in a news release that the sentence was handed down in Shreveport this week in the case of 37-year-old Maquel L. Shelby, of Hawthorne, California.

Prosecutors said Shelby pleaded guilty in August. He had been arrested after a traffic stop in January on Interstate 20 in Bossier (BOH’-zhur) Parish. The news release says state police found two pounds of meth in a vehicle search. It said Shelby admitted he had picked up the drugs in Shreveport and was taking them to Monroe.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide