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Knox County man sentenced to 121 months for Methamphetamine trafficking

From The Department of Justice - U.S. Attorney’s Office

Travis Mills - KCDC

LONDON, Ky. — 35 year old Travis Mills of Barbourville, Kentucky, was sentenced to 121 months in federal prison on Monday, February 24, 2020 by United States District Judge Robert Wier, after pleading guilty to trafficking more than 50 grams of methamphetamine.

Mills admitted that between December 2017 and September 2018, he developed access to individuals through whom he could regularly obtain methamphetamine. Mills also admitted to working with others to distribute more than 50 grams of that methamphetamine in Knox County.

Mills pleaded guilty in July 2019. His co-defendants have already been sentenced.

James Mills, 36, was sentenced to 121 months in prison and five years of supervised release, in November 2019. Gretchen Delph, 23, was sentenced to 52 months in prison and four years of supervised release, in December 2019.

Under federal law, Mills and his co-defendants must serve 85 percent of their prison sentences. Upon his release, Mills will be under the supervision of the U.S. Probation Office for five years.

Robert M. Duncan, Jr., United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky; and James Robert Brown, Special Agent in Charge for the FBI, Louisville Field Office, jointly announced the sentence.

The investigation was conducted by the FBI. The United States was represented by Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew Trimble.

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