A Georgia man, 46-year-old Ronnie Music Jr. of Waycross who won $3 million in a scratch-off lottery game in February 2015 was sentenced Monday to serve 21 years in federal prison.
Music arrested, convicted and been sentenced to prison for reportedly using at least part of his $3 million in lottery winnings to deal drugs.
Prosecutors say he pleaded guilty in July to conspiring to traffic large amounts of methamphetamine and to being a felon in possession of firearms.
He was arrested in Tennessee in late 2015 after selling meth to a confidential informant. Prosecutors say they have indicted and arrested 21 other members of the drug trafficking ring and, including Music, the other 20 have been convicted.
$3 million lottery winner gets 21 years in prison for trafficking Meth.