|Published: 9:58 AM, 06/03/2013
||Last updated: 9:58 AM, 06/03/2013
Author: Michael Thomason
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
He had a trial date set for early May,
but Wallace "Boonie" Stokes decided to go ahead and plead guilty
in U.S. District Court, putting another person who is suspected to
have participated, but was never charged, in the 2010 Jim Miller
killing behind bars on drug charges.
Stokes pleaded to conspiracy to
manufacture and distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine (actual) or 500 grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a
detectable amount of methamphetamine.
If Stokes record is found to be clean
of drug felonies, he faces a minimum of 10 years in jail and a fine
up to $10 million. If he has a previous drug felony conviction, he
faces a minimum sentence of 20 years and a fine up to $20 million.
See full story in the Sunday, June 2, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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