Robert Prescott Sentenced On Drug Charges
The man accused of transporting nearly one million dollars worth of Cocaine on I-10 in St. Martin Parish was sentenced today. Robert Prescott got a twenty-two year prison sentence. Fifteen years of that is without probation or parole. Prescott also received a two-hundred and fifty dollar fine. Prescott was stopped by State Police nearly two years ago when a trooper found twenty-one pounds of cocaine in welded compartments.
State Police trooper Stephen Hammonds tells KPEL's Suzanne Ferrara why Prescott's sentencing is so important to state police.