Shreveport Man Sentenced for Trafficking Narcotics

Published 11:30 am Sunday, April 24, 2022

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SHREVEPORT, La. – A Shreveport man was sentenced on drug trafficking charges, announced United States Attorney Brandon B. Brown. Timmie Ford, 60, of Shreveport, Louisiana, was sentenced by United States District Judge Donald E. Walter to 120 months in prison, followed by 5 years of supervised release. Ford pleaded guilty on December 21, 2021 to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

Law enforcement officers with the Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office and Shreveport Police Department executed a search warrant on Ford’s home on July 13, 2020. During the search, agents recovered three loaded firearms, along with various rounds of ammunition and high-capacity magazines. Also inside Ford’s home was a bag containing approximately 287 suspected narcotics pills, packaging materials for sale and distribution, and two digital scales.  The pills were chemically analyzed and confirmed that they were comprised of a mixture or substance containing over 50 grams of methamphetamine.

The case was investigated by the FBI, Caddo Parish Sheriff’s Office and Shreveport Police Department and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Mike Shannon.