Eastern Kentucky man pleads guilty to distributing marijuana

An Eastern Kentucky man pleads guilty to conspiring to distribute a large amount of marijuana in eastern Kentucky.

The US Attorney announced Friday that John 'John Boy' Hall entered the plea Thursday in US District Court in Pikeville.

Hall admitted to receiving between 220 to more than 800 pounds of marijuana between January 2009 and December 2010.

Officials say Hall distributed the pot in Pike and Floyd Counties.

He agreed to a 10 year prison sentence.


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