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

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Garland TX Man Sentenced To 70 Months For 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, was sentenced to 70 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C).

The charge is a result from an investigation by the Choctaw Nation Tribal Police and the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Drug Enforcement Administration. The defendant pled guilty in January 2014.

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 James H. Payne, District 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 transportation to the designated federal prison at which he will serve his nonparolable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson represented the United States.

Updated March 12, 2015