Marion man gets 45 years in prison on drug charges
MARION — A 27-year-old Marion man has been sentenced to 45 year in state prison on drug charges, Marion County Sheriff Mark Richardson said in a press release issued Friday.
Leshaon Octavius Wyatt Bell, 27, of Marion, was convicted by a jury Thursday of distribution of cocaine base-third offense and distribution of cocaine base within proximity of a school. He received the maximum sentence, Richardson said.
The case was investigated by the Marion County Combined Drug Unit .
“This should send a strong message to the drug dealers and citizens of Marion County that our effort to combat illegal drug activity is working,” Richardson said.
From local reports
Published: March 5, 2010
Updated: March 6, 2010