United States Attorney Rebecca A. Gregory
Eastern District of Texas
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: DAVILYN WALSTON
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2008 PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
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FLORIDA MAN SENTENCED FOR FEDERAL DRUG CRIMES
(BEAUMONT, TX) United States Attorney Rebecca A. Gregory announced today that a 35-year-old Miami, Florida man has been sentenced to 37 months in federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas.
According to information presented in court, on August 19, 2007, Barron was stopped on IH-10 in Jefferson County, Texas and found to be in possession of over 50 kilograms of marijuana. Barron was indicted by a federal grand jury on September 6, 2007.
This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, and the Houston Police Department and was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Robert L. Hobbs.
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