DOJ Seal Department of Justice  
United States Attorney John M. Bales
Eastern District of Texas

                                

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            CONTACT:  DAVILYN WALSTON
MONDAY, JULY 27, 2009            PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
WWW.USDOJ.GOV/USAO/txe             PHONE: (409) 839-2538 CELL: (409) 553-9881

 

TYLER MAN GUILTY OF DRUG TRAFFICKING CRIMES

 

            TYLER, TX – U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that a 39-year-old Tyler, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking crimes in the Eastern District of Texas. 

            KEVIN WADE BROWN pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine today before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love.

            According to information presented in court, up until Feb. 27, 2009, Brown was involved in a conspiracy to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine from Dallas to individuals in the Tyler area.  A 3-count federal indictment was returned by the grand jury on Mar. 4, 2009, charging 7 individuals, including Brown, with drug trafficking crimes.

            Brown faces up to Life in federal prison.  A sentencing date has not been set.

            This case is being investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Bill Baldwin.

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