California man sentenced to 11 years for shipping meth into Madison

California man sentenced to 11 years for shipping meth into Madison
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Sean Brown a 34 year-old Los Angeles resident, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge William M. Conley to 11 years in federal prison for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine, according to a news release from Jeffrey M. Anderson, the acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin.

Brown pleaded guilty to his charge on August 11.

Brown was responsible for shipping approximately 6.25 pounds of methamphetamine into the Madison area from California. He was subject to a mandatory minimum penalty of 10 years due to the amount of methamphetamine that was attributable to him.

Brown and seven others were charged in an indictment by a federal grand jury in March for their involvement in the methamphetamine distribution conspiracy. Five of the eight individuals pleaded guilty. Brown is the second to be sentenced. Chris Dutton from Madison was sentenced Oct. 24 to 15 years in federal prison.

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