Drug dealer sent to prison after selling to an undercover officer

January 12, 2024

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Drug dealer sent to prison after selling to an undercover officer

LUDINGTON — A 27-year-old Ferrysburg man convicted of multiple counts of drug delivery was sentenced to prison in Mason County’s 51st Circuit Court Tuesday, Jan. 9.

Trenten Thomas Armstrong pleaded guilty Nov. 7 to two counts of delivery/manufacture of cocaine/heroin or another narcotic, felony firearm and delivery/manufacture of a schedule 1-3 drug in one criminal file.

In a second criminal file, Armstrong pleaded guilty Nov. 7 to one count of delivery/manufacture of cocaine/heroin and one count delivery/manufacture of a schedule 1-3 drug.

In a third file, he pleaded guilty Nov. 7 to delivery/manufacture of methamphetamine/ecstasy and one count of delivery/manufacture of cocaine/heroin or another narcotic.

Armstrong was sentenced to multiple concurrent prison terms, ordering a minimum of four years incarceration with the highest maximum of up to 20 years. He was sentenced to one consecutive prison term of two years, according to his court file. He received credit for four days served in jail.

The State, Sheriff’s, Chief’s Enforcement Narcotics Team (SSCENT) stated that a months-long investigation led to his arrest last summer. Armstrong made several drug deliveries to an undercover officer, according to SSCENT. 

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