Eric Eugene, aged 54, from Missouri, was arrested for distributing methamphetamine of more than 20 pounds in Southern Missouri.
He was sentenced 12 years in prison without parole by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool.
The offender was found guilty on Jan 21, 2020, for distributing methamphetamine in Barry, Lawrence, Greene, and Howell Counties for over two years. The drug distributed to investigators was 99% pure.
The law enforcement officers found a total of 134.06 grams of methamphetamine in the storage on August 2018, which was rented by one of the county’s investigators named Akin. The court documents suggest Akin claiming in front of the investigators to distribute this drug to 50% of the town.
Akin is known to be the last defendant to be charged in this case. Earlier, and additionally arrested for a controlled substance, burglary, stealing, non-support and distribution of the controlled substance.
Four of the co-defendants are also found guilty for their participation in drug trafficking crime. Several defendants have been charged with a different period of prison, depending on their involvement in the case.
Drug Enforcement Administration St. Louis Division investigated this case, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Kansas City District Office, COMET (the Combined Ozarks Multi-jurisdictional Enforcement Team), West Plains, Mo., Police Department, the Monett, Mo., Police Department, the Springfield, Mo., and Police Department, the Howell County, Mo.