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Dallas Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Drug Possession,Transportation in Caddo Parish

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A Dallas man was sentenced to ten years in prison last week for possessing drugs in a vehicle that was stopped in Caddo Parish.

Xavier Martin Guerra, 34, was sentenced Thursday on one count of of possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute. He was also sentenced to five years of supervised release. According to the Jan. 18 guilty plea, a Caddo Parish Sheriff’s deputy pulled over a vehicle Guerra was riding in on his way from Dallas Texas. Guerra was found to have an active warrant in Panola County, Texas, for forgery and was arrested.

Deputies searched the vehicle and found 311.5 grams of methamphetamine in a plastic drinking cup, a total of 7.4016 grams of methamphetamine in three baggies, a .380 caliber semi-automatic handgun in a laundry basket, a drugs scale, pills and a drug ledger. They also found a cell phone and $4,435 on Guerra. He admitted to possessing the items and stated that the driver was unaware he was transporting drugs.