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United States Attorney Rebecca A. Gregory
Eastern District of Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                               CONTACT:  DAVILYN WALSTON
TUESDAY, JANUARY 27, 2009                                          PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/txe                              PHONE: (409) 839-2538    CELL: (409) 553-9881
                                                                                                    

FORT WORTH MEN SENTENCED FOR FEDERAL DRUG VIOLATIONS

TYLER, TX --            U.S. Attorney Rebecca Gregory announced today that two Fort Worth men have been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas. 

KONO ADOMIN WILLIAMS, 29, pleaded guilty on Aug. 29, 2008 to possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and was sentenced today to 70 months in federal prison by United States District Judge Michael Schneider.

DANIEL DORANCE DAVIS, 30, pleaded guilty on Sept. 9, 2008 to a Misprision of a Felony and was sentenced today to 18 months in federal prison by Judge.

            According to information presented in court, on Feb. 18, 2008, they 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.  Williams and Davis were indicted by a federal grand jury on July 1, 2008.

            This case was 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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