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McMahan sentenced to eighteen years in prison for conspiracy to distribute drugs and money laundering

Published: 8:16 AM, 08/21/2012 Last updated: 8:30 AM, 08/21/2012

Source: The Newport Plain Talk

GREENEVILLE-William H. McMahan, Jr., 41, of Newport, was sentenced on Aug. 20 in U.S. District Court at Greeneville, to serve 18 years in federal prison for conspiring to distribute and possessing with the intent to distribute 1,713 kilograms of marijuana, 14 kilograms of cocaine, and 2,705 (30 milligram) oxycodone pills, as well as laundering money. 

In addition to the prison sentence, the Honorable J. Ronnie Greer, U.S. District Judge, entered a monetary judgment against McMahan in the amount of $1,000,000.00.  McMahan also agreed to forfeit three parcels of real property in Newport and Sevierville.

For more details, see Tuesday's edition of The Newport Plain Talk.

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