Thursday, July 2, 2015

Madison dealer of synthetic LSD gets 15 years

20 year-old Madison County resident Kaleb Chhabra pleaded guilty to possession with intent to sell a Schedule I controlled substance on June 26 in Madison County Circuit Court. Circuit Judge John Emfinger approved the plea bargain. Chhabra received a prison sentence of 20 years but five years was suspended. He will also serve five years of supervised release once he completes his prison sentence. A second count was dropped by the District Attorney.



 
Chhabra was arrested a year ago in possession of approximately 700 hits of synthetic LSD.  He pleaded guilty to possession between 20 and 40 DU's (dosage units) of the drug.  His co-defendant, Magrish Balasubramaniam, also entered a guilty plea.  Mr. Balasubramaniam was recently the subject of a feature article in the Starkville Free Press. Chhabra is in custody at the Madison County Detention Center while his partner in crime remains free on bail.



27 comments:

Anonymous said...

Certainly don't envy that life has in store for him. You got a purty mouth. Squeal like a pig.

Anonymous said...

If his daddy had been a high school football coach that had consistently beaten the old high school of the DA, he would have gotten over 50 years!

Anonymous said...

Considering the fact that under HB585 he will only have to serve 25% of this sentence, he got off easy. The poison that he is selling kills kids everyday.

Anonymous said...

Wow -- I'd be concerned if I was him. 130 pounds, pretty long black hair, perky little smile on his face, well sculpted eyebrows……..hmmmmm……..what's the feminine version of "Kaleb"????

Anonymous said...

Apple didnt fall far from the tree....

Anonymous said...

He is the son of a local attorney, Rogen Chhabra. His father also has served as a Municipal Judge. If not for that help, I bet his plea would have been a little different. Also, I bet he is never housed anywhere else but Madison County.

Anonymous said...

Too bad his entrepreneurial spirit couldn't have focused on legal products. I know his parents must be beside themselves.

Anonymous said...

I know the father and son. He made a terrible mistake and should be punished, but 15 years for someone with zero record seems excessive.

He deserves to be punished - no question.

I certainly will say a prayer for them as i know this is extremely hard.

Anonymous said...

Is this his first offense? if so that seems harsh.

Kingfish said...

He was caught with 700 units. This was a plea bargain.

Johnny Wadd said...

Seems excessive for a lil bit of chemical enlightenment.

Anonymous said...

"You got a purty mouth. Squeal like a pig. "

The classics never get old :-)

BTW - what is "synthetic" LSD? Is there some organic form growing on trees somewhere that I don't know about?

Also, I note the mention of Starkville. Is this somehow related to those two kids from Madison at MSU who flipped out on something a year or two ago (one may have died, IIRC)?

Anonymous said...

Yes first offense.

Anonymous said...

So somebody drops some of this synth, goes driving and kills some unsuspecting person or persons. Nope, not an excessive penalty at all.

Anonymous said...

Balasubramaniam and Chhabra look SO COOL! They REALLY HAVE IT GOING ON! Cool dues do GREAT in prison! I'm sure they will get along great with the other scum.

Where were the parents?

Incarcerate these guys for a LONG time.

Anonymous said...

LSD is, by definition, a synthetic drug. It's a synthesized version of natural hallucinogens (mescaline, psilocybin, etc...). I guess it's just a little redundant to say "Synthetic LSD".

Anonymous said...

9:56 see my post at 10:02 pm. It's called "sarcasm".

Kingfish said...

This guy wasn't selling drugs, he was selling poison. Look up synthetic LSD.

Anonymous said...

The parents must have curried favor with the legal system.

Anonymous said...

'Where were the parents'? Hell, this is not a nine year old kid. Parents do the best job they can to raise children. Surely you know that if you have any of your own, 9:34.

If he had lived in Jackson and had been black, he's be on the streets with six months time served and probation, if that.

noel said...

generally people use the term synthetic to mean "not really" E.G. "synthetic marijuana" which is a generic term for whatever chemicals they throw together that will get you intoxicated if you smoke it. It doesn't really have anything to do with marijuana. Communication of the facts is sort of archaic these days, people just make up words and phrases and if enough people use it for a few months it's added to the dictionary.

noel speaks to himself again said...

Sorry, Noel; Try again. Synthetic marijuana is a knockoff of real THC. There's no such thing as synthetic acid since all LSD is synthetic. Nice try though.

Anonymous said...

So, was it 'Synthetic', or was it 'Simulated'?

In any event, we should be grateful to heroic immigrant families, for coming to America, to do the Jobs Americans won't do. They have enriched us so much.

Anonymous said...

'Where were the parents'? Hell, this is not a nine year old kid. Parents do the best job they can to raise children. Surely you know that if you have any of your own, 9:34.

The parents in this case are definately NOT DOING THE BEST JOB THEY CAN TO RAISE THEIR KID. I guarantee that.

Yes, I have kids and they are not selling drugs or committing crimes. Nice try.

It does not take a village to raise good kids. It takes TWO dedicated parents.

Anonymous said...

DonnerKay must really be pissed at her Starkville interns for chasing the wrong story about Balasubramaniam.

Anonymous said...

3:43 -- Well played, sir.

Anonymous said...

I knew Kaleb.

I didn't really like the guy because he came off as a pompous immature punk. However, he was smart as a whip and none could dispute that.

This is a perfect example of a person that's smart, but not wise.

Parents, please spend more time with your kids....

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