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United States Attorney John M. Bales
Eastern District of Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                               CONTACT:  DAVILYN WALSTON
WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2009                                              PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
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UPSHUR COUNTY MAN GUILTY OF FEDERAL DRUG VIOLATIONS

 

            TYLER, TX --   U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that a 36-year-old Gilmer, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas. 

            CHRISTOPHER BUNN pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine today before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love.

            On Jan. 27, 2009, KONO ADOMIN WILLIAMS, 29, of Fort Worth was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison for possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and DANIEL DORANCE DAVIS, 30, of Fort Worth, was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison for Misprision of a Felony .

            According to information presented in court, on Feb. 18, 2008, Williams and Davis were arrested in Kaufman County after the car Williams was driving and Davis was a passenger was stopped and found to contain about ¼ pound of methamphetamine.  They were also arrested on May 10, 2008, in Smith County when again, Williams was the driver and Davis was the passenger in a car found to contain ¼ pound of methamphetamine.  Further investigation revealed the two were actually delivering the methamphetamine to Bunn.  Williams and Davis were indicted by a federal grand jury on July 1, 2008.  Bunn was indicted by a federal grand jury on Jan. 6, 2009 and has been detained since his arrest on Feb. 6, 2009.

            This case is being investigated by the Texas Department of Public Safety and the DPS Narcotics Section and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Mary Ann Cozby.

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