Florence Meth Dealer Gets Life in Prison
A Florence man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.
James Allen Eapmon, 31, led a conspiracy responsible for distributing between 1.5 and 4.4 kilograms of meth between January 1 and October 4, 2016, according to a news release. He led a group that regularly distributed crystal meth.
Three others, Chance Haley, Matthew Clem, and Charles "Bub" Eapmon, have also been convicted in connection with the investigation.
Eapmon was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court in Covington by Judge David Bunning. He has five previous felony convictions for burglary and drug trafficking.
Under federal law, he will not be eligible for parole.