Laurel County man sentenced to 248 months for firearm offenses

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LONDON, Ky. (WYMT) - A U.S. District Judge sentenced a Laurel County man for being a felon in possession of a firearm while trafficking drugs.

A federal jury convicted Bobby Green, 41, on August 15. A judge sentenced him to 248 months in prison Tuesday. There is no parole in the federal system.

“Drug dealers with guns are violent criminals who pose an increased threat to the safety of our communities,” stated Special Agent in Charge Stuart Lowrey of the Louisville Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF). “ATF provides investigative resources that makes possible the arrest and successful prosecution of these offenders.”

On May 4, co-defendant Michael K. Lantos was sentenced to 86 months in prison for possession of firearms by a prohibited person.

Co-defendant Kimberly A. Green pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm by a prohibited person and is scheduled for sentencing on December 18.

Co-defendant Kimberly S. Wells pleaded guilty to distribution of meth and her sentencing is set for December 4.

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