LAFAYETTE, La. — A St. Martinville man has been sentenced to five years in prison in a federal drug and gun case.
U.S. Attorney Alexander Van Hook in Lafayette says in a news release that 31-year-old Clay Anthony Robertson was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance and one count of possession of firearms by a convicted felon.
According to the October guilty plea, law enforcement agents searched Robertson’s former apartment in Lafayette on Jan.19, 2017. They found more than 500 grams of cocaine, 31 grams of marijuana dipped in THC and $64,280.
They also recovered a stolen .40 caliber pistol, a 9 mm semi-automatic pistol, 30 rounds of 9 mm ammunition, and 41 rounds of .40 caliber ammunition.