Convicted Felon Sentenced for Illegal Possession of Firearm and Methamphetamine – L’Observateur

LAFAYETTE, La. – United States Legal professional Brandon B. Brown introduced that Tyrus Brooks, 34, of Scott, Louisiana, was sentenced today by United States District Judge David C. Joseph to 115 months (9 several years, 7 months) in jail, followed by 5 years of supervised release.

Brooks was charged in an indictment on November 18, 2021 and pleaded responsible on April 29, 2022 to possession with intent to distribute controlled substances and possession of a firearm by a prohibited human being.

On March 9, 2021, regulation enforcement officers executed a lookup warrant at Brooks’ home. During their research, officers recovered various controlled substances and a Glock .380 caliber firearm and ammunition belonging to Brooks. An analysis was performed of the seized substances, and they were identified to include methamphetamine with a gross pounds of 117 grams.

Brooks has prior felony convictions for tried possession with intent to distribute cocaine (2011), possession of methamphetamine (2017) and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon (2018).

The situation was investigated by the U.S. Office of Homeland Safety – Homeland Stability Investigations, ATF, and Lafayette Law enforcement Office and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Legal professional Daniel J. McCoy.


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