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Date: 07-09-2024

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United States of America v. Christopher E. Prince

Case Number: 0:23-cr-00019

Judge: David Bunning

Court: The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky (Boyd County)

Plaintiff's Attorney: The United States Attorney’s Office in Ashland

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Description:

Ashland, Kentucky criminal defense lawyer represented the Defendant charged with distribution of 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

Boyd County Man Sentenced for Illegal Possession of Firearm and Fentanyl Trafficking Charges



In May 2023, law enforcement officers with ATF, DEA, and the Northeast Kentucky Drug Task Force, received information regarding the drug distribution activities of Christopher Prince, 43. During the ensuing investigation, law enforcement seized approximately 250 grams of crystal methamphetamine (actual methamphetamine), 3 pounds of methamphetamine, 2.5 grams of fentanyl and 2 firearms. Prince admitted that he possessed the firearms in furtherance of his drug trafficking activity.

The investigation was conducted by ATF, DEA, and the Northeast Kentucky Drug Task Force. Assistant U.S. Attorney Cynthia Rieker prosecuted the case on behalf of the United States.

This case was prosecuted as part of the Department of Justice’s “Project Safe Neighborhoods” Program (PSN), which is a nationwide, crime reduction strategy aimed at decreasing violent crime in communities. It involves a comprehensive approach to public safety — one that includes investigating and prosecuting crimes, along with prevention and reentry efforts. In the Eastern District of Kentucky, U.S. Attorney Shier coordinates PSN efforts in cooperation with various federal, state, and local law enforcement officials.ed for Illegal Possession of Firearm and Fentanyl Trafficking Charges

Outcome:

Defendant was found guilty and sentenced to 205 months for distribution of 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of methamphetamine, and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

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