United States of America v. Antuan Lamont Jackson, Jr.
Case Number: 5:22-cr-00002
Judge: Karen Caldwell
Court: United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky (Urban County)
Plaintiff's Attorney: United States Attorney’s Office in Lexington
Description: Lexington, Kentucky criminal defense lawyer represented Defendant charged with conspiracy to distribute 400 grams of fentanyl.
oOn December 14, 2021, law enforcement conducted a traffic stop on his vehicle, recovering a 9-milimeter pistol and three wrapped baggies of fentanyl. An additional search of Antuan Lamont Jackson’s residence found three additional firearms and 120 grams of fentanyl, digital scales, various drug trafficking paraphernalia, and $50,000 in cash. Jackson, age 32, admitted to conspiring to distribute 400 grams of fentanyl, possessing fentanyl with the intent to distribute, and possessing a firearm in furtherance of his drug trafficking.
Jackson pleaded guilty in October 2022.
Under federal law, Jackson must serve 85 percent of his prison sentence. Upon his release from prison, he will be under the supervision of the U.S. Probation Office for five years.
Carlton S. Shier, IV, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky; J. Todd Scott, Special Agent in Charge, DEA, Louisville Field Division; and Chief Lawrence Weathers, Lexington Police Department, jointly announced the sentence.
The investigation was conducted by the DEA and Lexington Police Department. The United States was represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney David Kiebler.
Outcome: Defendant was sentenced to 120 months in prison.