☷Bowling Green Drug Trafficker Sentenced to 16 Years and 8 Months in Federal Prison
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives ( By Press Release office)
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Bowling Green , KY – A Bowling Green man was sentenced today to 16 years and 8 months in prison for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and other drug trafficking related offenses . U . S . Attorney Michael A . Bennett of the Western District of Kentucky , Special Agent in Charge R . Shawn Morrow of the ATF Louisville Field Division , Task Force Director Tommy Loving of the Bowling Green/Warren County Drug Task Force , and Commissioner Phillip Burnett , Jr . of the Kentucky State Police made the announcement . According to court documents , from October 1 , 2019 , to November 18 , 2020 , Dimitri Hill , 30 , conspired to possess with intent to distribute over 4 . 5 kilograms of methamphetamine . Hill was also charged with aiding and abetting the possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine . These charges include aiding and abetting the possession of 107 . 98 grams of methamphetamine on March 10 , 2020 , 1 , 205 . 64 grams of methamphetamine on October 13 , 2020 , and 11 . 57 grams of methamphetamine on March 17 , 2020 . Hill , a convicted felon , also knowingly possessed a Ruger LC9S , nine - millimeter semiautomatic pistol , on August 19 , 2019 . Hill had previously been convicted of second - degree robbery and second - degree burglary on or about March 16 , 2012 , in Warren Circuit Court under case number 11 - CR - 00655 - 02 . Hill was also sentenced to 5 years of supervised release upon completion of his term of imprisonment . There is no parole in the federal system . “This case resulted from the outstanding work and combined efforts of our local , state , and federal law enforcement agencies , ” said Michael A . Bennett , U . S . Attorney for the Western District of Kentucky . “The citizens of the Western District are fortunate to have the dedicated professionals of the Bowling Green/Warren County Drug Task Force , Kentucky State Police , and ATF on duty every day , working tirelessly , to keep our communities safe from the scourge of illegal drug activity and the violent crime which accompanies it . ”“Too many families have endured pain and suffering resulting from the drug epidemic , ” said Special Agent in Charge Shawn Morrow of the Louisville Division . “Often , the drug problem we see in our region directly contributes to violence on our streets . As this case shows , ATF is committed to working with our partners to pursue armed drug dealers who use guns and violence to harm our communities . I commend the Warren County Drug Task Force , Kentucky State Police , ATF’s Bowling Green Field Office , and the prosecution team for their hard work in bringing this offender to justice . ”The ATF , the Bowling Green/Warren County Drug Task Force , and the Kentucky State Police investigated the case . Assistant U . S . Attorney Mark J . Yurchisin II of the U . S . Attorney’s Bowling Green Branch Office prosecuted the case . This case is part of Project Safe Neighborhoods ( PSN ) , a program bringing together all levels of law enforcement and the communities they serve to reduce violent crime and gun violence , and to make our neighborhoods safer for everyone . On May 26 , 2021 , the Department launched a violent crime reduction strategy strengthening PSN based on these core principles: fostering trust and legitimacy in our communities , supporting community - based organizations that help prevent violence from occurring in the first place , setting focused and strategic enforcement priorities , and measuring the results .
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