Drug Dealer Sentenced

New Albany, IN – Floyd County Prosecuting Attorney, Keith A Henderson announced that today, November 14, 2018 in Floyd Superior Court 3, in cause number 22D03-1708-F2-1748, Jamie Sheckles was sentenced in accordance with a plea agreement that was signed on October 15, 2018. Sheckles was sentenced under a Level 2 Felony, Dealing in a Narcotic Drug with a Habitual Offender Enhancement.

Under this plea, Sheckles was sentenced to 14 years under the Level 2 Felony, along with 6 years for the Habitual Offender Enhancement, for a total of 20 years to be served in the Indiana Department of Corrections. Under Indiana law, Sheckles is required to serve 75% of his sentence.

Mr. Henderson said, “Today’s plea makes a strong statement about how seriously this community takes dealing in illegal drugs. And, I will continue to remove these predators from our community.”

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