POSTED: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 3:00am
UPDATED: Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 3:04am
Baton Rouge, La — Manuel Wayne Holleman, 44, has been sentenced to 138 months in prison, for manufacturing and distributing methamphetamine and other gun-related charges.
Holleman was arrested on February 7, 2011 after the Gonzales Police Department received information about possible drug-related activity at a Gonzales motel. Police found an active methamphetamine lab in Holleman’s motel room.
A sawed-off shotgun and an additional firearm were also found in the motel room. When arrested, Holleman had a loaded semi-automatic pistol and several bags of methamphetamine in his jacket pocket.
Holleman was a convicted felon at the time of his arrest, and, therefore, he was prohibited from possessing a firearm.
He pled guilty to a five-count Indictment charging him with Possession with the Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, Manufacturing Methamphetamine, Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Possession of a Sawed-off Shotgun.