TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WIBQ) - A federal judge has sentenced a former youth coach to eight years in jail in connection meth charges that had been brought against him. Otha Scott, Jr. previously accepted a plea agreement for conspiracy to distribute 500 grams of methamphetamine.
In addition to the eight years in prison, Scott was given fines and ordered on supervised release when he finishes his jail term. In May Scott was arrested, accused of being involved with a Terre Haute meth ring. Five other people also pled guilty Tuesday to involvement in the same meth ring. There are 17 more defendants who are still being prosecuted.