Paducah felon sentenced to 10 years in federal prison on drug charges | Crime
PADUCAH, KY (KFVS) - A convicted felon already serving a four-year sentence in the Kentucky State prison has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison.
United States Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky David J. Hale announced Tuesday that Demonte Quinell Williams, 36, was sentenced to 10 years in a federal prison followed by four years of parole after being convicted of distributing crack cocaine and marijuana by Senior United States District Judge Thomas B. Russell.
Williams was indicted by a federal grand jury in Paducah on Sept. 13, 2011 on charges of knowingly and intentionally distributing crack cocaine and marijuana. He pleaded guilty to six charges on Feb. 15, 2012. The plea agreement alleged that Williams sold 113.5 grams of crack cocaine and 36.3 grams of marijuana six times in Paducah between July 16, 2011 and Aug. 25, 2011.
The federal sentence is to be served consecutively to the four-year term that began in Oct. 2010.
Williams was arrested after an investigation conducted by the Kentucky State Police, Paducah Police Department and The Bowling Green, Kentucky Field Office of the Bureau of Alcohol Firearms and Explosives.
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