Pittsburgh residents sentenced for transporting more than 15 pounds of cocaine through Calcasieu Parish

Pittsburgh residents sentenced for transporting more than 15 pounds of cocaine through Calcasieu Parish
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CALCASIEU PARISH, LA (KPLC) - A man and woman from Pittsburgh have been sentenced for transporting cocaine through Calcasieu Parish, U.S. Attorney David C. Joseph said.

Joseph Wilbon, 52, and Marva L. Flenory, 59, were sentenced on Jan 31. Joseph said U. S. District Judge S. Maurice Hicks Jr. sentenced Wilbon to six and a half years in prison and Flenory to four years and nine months in prison.

They were also sentenced to three years of supervised release, Joseph said.

According to the July 19, 2018 guilty pleas, Louisiana State Police pulled over the vehicle Wilbon was driving on June 8, 2016 in Calcasieu Parish. Wilbon and Flenory were traveling east at the time. The trooper searched the vehicle and found a large red suitcase, which contained six brick-like bundles of cocaine totaling 15.96 pounds.

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