Robertsdale man sentenced in conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine


MOBILE, Alabama -- A Robertsdale man was sentenced in federal court for his involvement in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

According to a release issued Monday by U.S. Attorney Richard W. Moore of the Southern District of Alabama, James Adam Widener, 28, Robertsdale was sentenced by U.S. District Court Judge Kristi K. Dubose after pleading guilty to the conspiracy charge.

Widener was sentenced to 94 months in prison and ordered to serve a period of five years under supervised release upon his discharge. During that term, he will undergo drug testing and treatment. The judge ordered that Widener will pay a special assessment of $100, but she did not impose a fine.

The case was investigated by the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, the Baldwin County Drug Task Force, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. It was prosecuted in the U.S. Attorney’s Office by Assistant U.S. Attorney Gloria Bedwell.