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EAST TEXANS SENTENCED FOR METHAMPHETAMINE VIOLATIONS

 

            TYLER TX – United States Attorney Matthew D. Orwig announced today two East Texas men have been sentenced to federal prison for methamphetamine-related charges in the Eastern District of Texas.  United States District Judge Michael Schneider presided over the sentencing hearings.

DARRELL RAYBUN GLOSUP, 39, of Quitman, was sentenced to 109 months in federal prison today for possession of pseudoephedrine with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine.  Judge Schneider also ordered Glosup to forfeit two firearms.

            According to information presented in court, an investigation began March 5, 2006 after law enforcement authorities discovered an operational methamphetamine lab and pseudoephedrine tablets in a travel trailer at Glosup’s Wood County residence.  A co-defendant, Michelle Susan McKay, 36, of Burleson, was also convicted in the case and was sentenced to 77 months in federal prison on March 29, 2007    

            This case was investigated by the Wood County Sheriff’s Office, the Texas Department of Public Safety Narcotics Service, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Mary Ann Cozby.

 

CHARLES RALPH SHELTON, 36, of Anderson County was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison today for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. 

Shelton pleaded guilty to possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine on March 1, 2007. 

            This case was investigated by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration and prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Mary Ann Cozby.

           

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