Benjamin E. DeLaPorte, 4292 Stardust, Hannibal, (born 1993) was sentenced to five years with the Missouri Department of Corrections on July 13 by Judge John J. Jackson. DeLaPorte entered a guilty plea to a Class C felony drug charge.
DeLaPorte was arrested by Hannibal police Sunday night, June 23, in the 200 block of S. Griffith for Distribution of a Controlled Substance. Prosecutor Thomas P. Redington filed information charging DeLaPorte with Class C felony distribution, delivery or sale of a controlled substance. DeLaPorte's bond had been set at $100,000.