JACKSON, Tenn. — A Dyer County man has been sentenced to serve 12 years on federal gun and drug-connected charges.
Deangelo Liggons, 36, was charged with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and felon in possession of a firearm, according to a news release.
The release says the FBI received info about a group of folks distributing huge amounts of marijuana and meth in March 2017. In March 2018, the release says agents saw Liggons come dwelling prior to a confidential supply came to the property and purchased a quarter-ounce of marijuana. The release says these purchases continued for a lot more than a year.
Agents have been capable to get a search warrant for Liggons’ Facebook account, and started arranging to get narcotics from him, according to the release.
The release says investigators executed a search warrant in October 2018 and located a Canik TP 9 mm semi-automatic gun, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, ammunition and methamphetamine.
The release says Liggons admitted to investigators that he owned the gun, and that he owed the supply of the narcotics $five,000.
Liggons was held accountable for the distribution of 320 pounds of marijuana and 48 grams of meth.
Liggons will serve an further 5 years of supervised release.