For Immediate Release
Millstone Man Sentenced to 140 Months for Distribution of Cocaine and Possession of a Firearm
PIKEVILLE, Ky.- A Millstone, Kentucky, man, who previously admitted to distributing cocaine and being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm, was sentenced Friday to 140 months in federal prison.
U.S. District Judge Robert E. Wier sentenced Charles Perry Jr, 56, for distributing cocaine and illegal possession of a firearm. Perry pleaded guilty June 7, 2019.
Under federal law, Perry must serve 85 percent of his prison sentence and will be under the supervision of the U.S. Probation Office for six years.
Robert M. Duncan, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky; Tommy Estevan, Acting Special Agent in Charge, ATF Louisville Field Division; and Commissioner Richard Saunders, Kentucky State Police, jointly announced the sentence.
The investigation was conducted by ATF and KSP. The United States was represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jenna Reed.