Man gets 25 years for dealing meth

(WTHI Photo, file)

SHELLBYVILLE, Ind. (WISH) – A man was sentenced to 25 years in prison after he once bragged about being a drug dealer.

Bert Kenneth Shepard was arrested in November of 2013 after the Shelby County Drug Task Force bought meth from him.

24-Hour News 8’s news partners at the Shelbyville News said Shepard plead guilty earlier in the year to two counts of dealing methamphetamine.

A drug raid at a home in 900 block of State Street resulted in the arrest of six other people.

During the raid officers seized 54 grams of meth, worth over $5,000.

Shepard was also arrested for stealing a car, leaving the scene of an accident and being under the influence while operating a vehicle in March provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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