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Tedder sentenced for four separate drug offenses in two counties

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Narcotics Drug Task Force involved with investigation

By The Staff

Mickey S. Tedder, 57, of Buffalo was sentenced Sept. 7 to seven years imprisonment in United States District Court, Louisville, for possessing and distributing methamphetamine powder on four separate occasions in Hardin and LaRue counties.

U.S. District Court Judge Joseph H. McKinley Jr. also sentenced Tedder to four years supervised release following imprisonment. There is no parole in the federal judicial system.

During his guilty plea hearing on May 14, Tedder admitted to possession, with intent to distribute, of 6.94 grams of methamphetamine on April 14, 2009, and 55.2 grams of methamphetamine on May 12, 2009, in LaRue County.

He also admitted to possession of 13.81 grams of methamphetamine on April 21, 2009 and 28.174 grams on May 2, 2009, in Hardin County.

The approximate street value of the methamphetamine powder involved in the case is $9,500. 

The case was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas W. Dyke and investigated by the Hardin County Narcotics Drug Task Force in partnership with the Louisville Field Office of the Drug Enforcement Administration.