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Westville meth dealer draws 146-month federal stay for distribution

Eugene Blackwood, age 47, of Westville, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 146 months in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release on one count of Distribution of Methamphetamine.


The Honorable Judge Timothy L. Brooks presided over the sentencing hearing in the United States District Court in Fayetteville.


According to court records, in the fall of 2019, agents and taskforce officers with the Drug Enforcement Administration initiated an investigation into Blackwood concerning his drug distribution in Northwest Arkansas.


Throughout the course of the investigation, investigators were able to conduct several controlled purchases of methamphetamine from Blackwood.


Blackwood was indicted by a federal grand jury in November of 2019, and entered a guilty plea in December of 2019.


This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant United States Attorney Kim Harris prosecuted the case for the Western District of Arkansas.



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