Madison man gets maximum sentence in drug case - MSNewsNow.com - Jackson, MS

Madison man gets maximum sentence in drug case

Lebrian Myers   Source: Madison Co. Sheriff's Dept. Lebrian Myers Source: Madison Co. Sheriff's Dept.
MADISON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -  A Madison man has been sentenced to prison for possession of a controlled substance. Leabrian Myers, 23, pleaded guilty Monday to one count in Madison County Circuit Court.

Judge William Chapman sentenced Myers to the maximum penalty of eight years to serve in the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections as a habitual offender.  Myers was found to be  in possession of 500 dosage units of hydrocodone with acetaminophen after a routine traffic stop. 

The case was initially handled by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics and handed over to the Attorney General's Office for prosecution.

“We appreciate Judge Chapman's sentence ordering the maximum time behind bars,” said Attorney General Hood. “We also appreciate the initial investigative work done by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics which made this case.”

Myers is also awaiting trial for burglary of a pharmacy in Ackerman.

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