DeSoto Parish brothers sentenced for roles in cocaine distribution conspiracy

DESOTO PARISH, La. - Two DeSoto Parish brothers were each sentenced to 46 months in prison for selling crack and powder cocaine.

Acting U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced Wednesday that 26-year-old Tyquario Derell Adams and 28-year-old Johnny Leroy Adams Jr., of Mansfield, were sentenced by U.S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. on one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine and one count of distribution of cocaine.

The brothers were also sentenced to three years of supervised release.

According to the guilty pleas, between April 2015 and Nov. 2015, Tyquario Adams and Johnny Adams conspired with brothers Antonio Tawarn Robertson, 36, Makeith Ladale Robertson, 33, and Terrance D. Woods, 43, as well as Ashton Bernard Shelton, 25; and Amanda Marie Garner, 33, all of Mansfield, to sell the drugs.

The group was recorded making plans to obtain and sell cocaine in the Mansfield area.

Approximately 1.5 kilograms of cocaine were involved in the conspiracy.

See the list below for sentencing details:


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