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United States Attorney John L. Ratcliffe
Eastern District of Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                          CONTACT:  KATHLEEN GOLDYNIA
THURSDAY, MAY 1, 2008                                  ACTING PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
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            TYLER, TX – United States Attorney John L. Ratcliffe announced today that a Gregg County man has pleaded guilty to drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas before United States Magistrate Judge John D. Love.
TERRY GLENN DOTREY, age 32, admitted to being involved in a conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and distribution of methamphetamine. 

            According to information presented in court, since approximately June 2007, Dotrey and a co-defendant had been conspiring to distribute methamphetamine to others in and around the Longview, Texas area.  A 1-count federal indictment was returned on November 6, 2007, charging both individuals with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. 

At sentencing, Dotrey faces a sentence of up to 40 years imprisonment and a fine up to $2 million.  A sentencing date has not been set at this time.
            This case is being investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Department of Public Safety, the Smith County Sheriff's Office, the Gregg County Sheriff's Office and the Gregg County CODE Unit.   This case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Richard L. Moore.


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