Georgia Lottery Winner Invests Part of $3 Million Prize in Meth Ring
Ronnie Music Jr. of Waycross, Georgia won $3 million from a scratch-off ticket and is now facing life in prison after investing part of his winnings into a meth ring.
Federal officials say that Music purchased crystal meth and was supplying it to a group of coconspirators. They were caught with approximately 11 pounds of meth and were intending to sell it, it was worth more that $500,000.
As part of the case, more than $1 million of meth, firearms, thousands of rounds of ammunition, multiple cars and $600,000 in cash were seized. Music pleaded guilty to federal drug and gun charges.
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