Mississippi drug trafficker gets 145-year sentence (he’s already serving 90 years for another conviction)
A Mississippi-based drug trafficker received a hefty sentence this week — 145 years in prison.
Circuit Court Judge Dewey Arthur, District 20, handed down the long sentence Monday to Lavar Williams, 39, for charges of trafficking and conspiracy charges related to marijuana and cocaine, WLBT-TV in Jackson reported.
Investigators said they found two safes with $100,000 in cash and a machine gun stolen from the Jackson Police Department.
Williams was already servicing a 90-year sentence on another drug trafficking conviction.
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