Paducah, KY -(NEWS FIRST) A federal grand jury in Paducah, Kentucky, returned an indictment on January 9, 2024, charging an Almo, Kentucky man with possessing with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.

U.S. Attorney Michael A. Bennett of the Western District of Kentucky, Special Agent in Charge

J. Todd Scott of the DEA Louisville Field Division, and Sheriff Ryan Norman of the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office made the announcement.

According to the indictment, Robert William Grundy, 52, was charged with possessing with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine on June 14, 2023.

On February 5, 2024, Grundy made an initial court appearance before a U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. If convicted, he faces a mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years and a maximum sentence of life in prison. The defendant remains in federal custody pending trial. A federal district court judge will determine any sentence after considering the sentencing guidelines and other statutory factors.

There is no parole in the federal system.

This case is being investigated by the DEA Paducah Post of Duty Office and the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Seth Hancock, Chief of the U.S. Attorney’s Paducah Branch Office, is prosecuting this case.

An indictment is merely an allegation. All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.