Roseland man sentenced for drug charges

According to U. S. Attorney Jim Letten, a Tangipahoa parish man was sentenced in connection to a federal drug case. This case involved a reported 27 grams of crack cocaine.

Darrell Robinson, 33 of Roseland was sentenced on August 20 to 27 months in prison on the charge of possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. His arrest came after a tip to local agents that Robinson was in possession of crack. Further investigation yielded that he was wanted by state probation and parole officers as well.

Robinson plead guilty on May 16. After his arrest agents found a car registered to Robinson's wife at another residence of his in Ponchatoula. From that vehicle they recovered 27 grams (approximately 192 individual pieces) of crack cocaine. Robinson admitted that the drugs were his.

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