Caddo Parish man sentenced for cocaine distributio

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 07/09 2014 04:23PM

Updated 07/09 2014 04:25PM

A Shreveport man has been was sentenced to 264 months in prison and eight years of supervised release for his role in a Shreveport cocaine distribution conspiracy.

Quacy Francis, 38, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Donald E. Walter for one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base.

According to evidence presented at the guilty pleas in January, Francis and others conspired to possess with intent to distribute cocaine base in the Shreveport area from Nov. 2012 to May 2013.

The FBI conducted three controlled purchases of cocaine, both crack and powder, from Francis.  Francis purchased cocaine from Michael Johnson, 40, of Shreveport, and others to be distributed in the Shreveport area.

Lemarcus Miller, 32, and Demarkus Miller, 32, both from Shreveport, were also part of the conspiracy.  They were each sentenced to 60 months in prison and four years of supervised release on March 27 and May 16 respectively.

Johnson was sentenced to 120 months in prison and eight years of supervised release on April 28, 2014.

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