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

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE            CONTACT:  DAVILYN WALSTON
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 7, 2010            PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER
http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/txe             CELL: (409) 553-9881 DIRECT: (409) 981-7902

 

GREGG COUNTY WOMAN GUILTY OF DISTRIBUTING METHAMPHETAMINE

            TYLER, Texas – U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that a 51-year-old Longview, Texas woman has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas. 

            SHERI ANN YOUNG pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine today before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love.

            According to information presented in court, on Aug. 11, 2009, Young was found to be in possession of about 23.5 grams of methamphetamine which she intended to distribute to others.  On Nov. 4, 2009, a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging Young with federal drug trafficking violations.

            Young faces up to 20 years in federal prison at sentencing.  A sentencing date has not been set.

            This case is being investigated by the DEA, the ATF, and the Gregg County CODE Unit and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Mary Ann Cozby.

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