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Sweet Home man gets federal time for dealing drugs


July 27, 2022

A Sweet Home man was sentenced last week to federal prison after he sold methamphetamine and a firearm to an undercover federal agent while on federal supervised release for a previous conviction.

Roger Lee Bishop, 56, was sentenced to seven years in federal prison and five years of supervised release.

According to court documents, in August 2019, law enforcement learned that Bishop, a convicted felon, was trafficking methamphetamine in Linn County and had access to firearms. On or about Sept. 12, 2019, an undercover federal agent arranged to meet Bishop and an accomplice at a hotel in Corv...

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