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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Garland, TX Man Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine Distribution

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that KENNETH TODD PUCKETT, age 40, of Garland, Texas, pled guilty to Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C).

The charges are a result from an investigation by the Choctaw Nation Tribal Police and the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The defendant was indicted in March, 2013.

The Information alleged that on or about September 4, 2013, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II Controlled Substance.

The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing. The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending sentencing.

The statutory range of punishment is not more than 20 years or more than life imprisonment, and/or up to a $1,000,000.00 fine and 3 years of supervised release.

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson represented the United States.

Updated March 12, 2015