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United States Attorney Rebecca A. Gregory
Eastern District of Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                               CONTACT:  DAVILYN WALSTON
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1, 2009                                              PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
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GREGG COUNTY COUPLE GUILTY OF FEDERAL DRUG CRIMES

 

            TYLER, TX – U.S. Attorney Rebecca A. Gregory announced today that a Gregg county couple has pleaded guilty to methamphetamine trafficking charges in the Eastern District of Texas. 

            MARLOS ANTONIO STOKER, 30, and TAMEKA DANIELLE HOLT, 27, both of Longview, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute and distribution of methamphetamine today before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love.

            According to information presented in court, in August 2008, the defendants had been distributing methamphetamine to others in the Longview area.  A federal indictment was returned by the grand jury on Sep. 9, 2008, charging Stoker and Hill will drug trafficking violations.

            They each face up to 20 years in federal prison.  A sentencing date has not been set.

            This case is being investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, the Gregg County CODE Unit, the Gregg County Sheriff's Office and the Gregg County District Attorney's Office and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard L. Moore.

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