DeSoto Parish man sentenced for selling meth, kidnapping conspiracy

DESOTO PARISH, La. - A DeSoto Parish man learns his punishment for distributing methamphetamine and kidnapping a victim in East Texas.

Acting U.S. Attorney Alexander C. Van Hook announced that 36-year-old Christopher L. Douglas, of Logansport, was sentenced to 420 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Elizabeth E. Foote on one count of distribution of methamphetamine and one count of conspiracy to commit kidnapping.

Douglas was also sentenced to 10 years of supervised release.

According to the April 6, 2017 guilty plea, law enforcement agents recorded Douglas selling 2 ounces of methamphetamine on April 26, 2016 for $2,000 in Many, LA.

In addition, Douglas previously pleaded guilty to the kidnapping conspiracy charge from the Eastern District of Texas, in which he participated with others to kidnap the victim, demand ransom, and ultimately attempted to kill the victim, all arising out of related drug trafficking.


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