BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - A violent felon was sentenced to 22 years in prison for his role in a home invasion conspiracy aimed at stealing 12 kilograms of cocaine and killing anyone that stood in the way, according to the United States Attorney Walt Green.
Chris E. Williams, 22, of Baton Rouge was sentenced to 270 months in prison and five years of supervised release.
This sentence comes after Williams pleaded guilty in January for conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, possessing firearms to help in a drug trafficking crime, and possessing a firearm while a convicted felon,
Williams' sentence was enhanced because he was deemed a career offender. At the age of 28, he has three prior felony adult convictions for crimes of violence and eight other convictions.