LOVINGTON, N.M. (AP) – A Lovington man has been sentenced to 7½ years in federal prison for trafficking in methamphetamine an illegally possessing a gun.
The U.S. Attorney’s office says 28-year-old Michael Gibson was sentenced Monday in federal court in Las Cruses.
Gibson was accused of selling nearly 2 ounces of meth to an undercover agent in September 2014. He was indicted the next year and pleaded guilty to a revised indictment that included a request that he forfeit cash.
The Las Cruces office of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Lea County Drug Task Force investigated the case.