Georgia meth trafficker sentenced to over 15 years in prison

Georgia meth trafficker sentenced to over 15 years in prison

Larry Edward Wood, 62, of Mount Airy, Georgia, was sentenced to 188 months in prison late last week for trafficking methamphetamine, including in Western North Carolina. 

 According to filed court documents and court proceedings, law enforcement initiated an investigation into Wood, a Georgia resident, for suspected methamphetamine trafficking in and around Macon County. In May 2021, a confidential source working with law enforcement purchased methamphetamine from Wood. In July 2021, Wood traveled to Macon County and delivered five kilograms of methamphetamine that was seized by law enforcement.

On July 28, 2023, Wood pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Wood remains in the custody of the United States Marshals Service pending placement by the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

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