United States Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama announced that Victor Herbert Carroll, 47, of Orange Beach, Alabama, was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment Jan. 29, 2020. Carroll pleaded guilty in July 2019 to three charges— possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, carrying a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking felony, and felon in possession of a firearm.
United States District Court Judge Callie V. S. Granade imposed a sentence of 60 months on the drug charge and the felon in possession charge, and ordered that it run consecutive to 60 months on the carrying a firearm in furtherance of the drug trafficking felony, for a total sentence of imprisonment of 120 months. The judge ordered that when Carroll is released from imprisonment, he will serve four years of supervised release. During that time, Carroll will undergo testing and treatment for drug abuse. The judge also ordered that Carroll pay $300 in special mandatory assessments.
The case was investigated by the Orange Beach Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. It was prosecuted in the United States Attorney’s Office by Assistant United States Attorney Gloria Bedwell.