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

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            CONTACT:  DAVILYN WALSTON
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 21, 2010            PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/txe             CELL: (409) 553-9881 DIRECT: (409) 981-7902

 

LONGVIEW, TEXAS MAN SENTENCED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING

            TYLER, Texas – U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that a 38-year-old Longview, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for federal drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas. 

            KEVIN ANTONIO JONES pleaded guilty on Aug. 31, 2009, to possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine and was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis.   Stoker was also assessed a $10,000 forfeiture judgment.

            According to information presented in court, on Mar. 16, 2009, Jones was arrested and found in possession of more than 100 grams of crack cocaine which he intended to distribute to others in the Longview, Texas area.  A federal grand jury returned an indictment on Apr. 8, 2009, charging Jones with federal drug trafficking violations.

            This case was investigated by the FBI, the Longview Police Department, the Gregg County CODE Unit, and the Gregg County Sheriff's Office and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard L. Moore.

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