McCracken County man sentenced to 11 years for methamphetamine distribution conspiracy

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PADUCAH, Ky. (KBSI) – A man was sentenced to 11 years in prison and five years of house arrest for possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute.

David Earl McElya, 44, with ties to Paducah and Louisville, was arrested after conspiring with Patrick Alexander Lusco, 42, of Louisville, and Kevin Ray Roberts, 47, of Benton, to buy and sell meth, according to the United States Attorney’s Office Western District of Kentucky.

All three men were convicted of possessing with the intent to distribute over 50 grams of methamphetamine in the Western District of Kentucky, U.S. Attorney Michael A. Bennett announced.

There is no parole in the federal system.

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