Robert Goins Leeper Receives 21 Year Prison Sentence For Conspiracy To Distribute Methamphetamine
GREENEVILLE, TE (STL. News) On April 5, 2021, Robert Goins Leeper, 52, now of Clarksville, has been sentenced with the Honorable J. Ronnie Greer, at the United States District Court for its Eastern District of Tennessee in Greeneville.
As section of this plea agreement filed with the court, Leeper pleaded guilty to an indictment charging him with one count of Conspiracy into Distribute and Possess together with all the Intent into Distribute 50 Grams or More of Actual Methamphetamine, U.S.C. 21 U.S.C. § § 846, 841(a) (1 ) ), and (b)(1)(A). Leeper had been sentenced to 262 months (21.8 years) in prison, followed by five decades of supervised release.
In the spring of 2017, local and national agencies coordinated an investigation into a methamphetamine distribution firm working in Elizabethton, Tennessee. Leeper was recognized as a part of the conspiracy theories, and it had been ascertained that Leeper conspired with others to disperse hundreds of pounds of methamphetamine into top states Tennessee. Leeper utilized co-defendants to transfer pounds of methamphetamine from California to Tennessee, and then dispersed the methamphetamine to additional co-defendants for additional distribution. Additionally, Leeper owned firearms throughout the conspiracy to shield others and himself during drug transactions.