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|WEDNESDAY, MARCH 31, 2010||PUBLIC INFORMATION OFFICER|
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RUSK COUNTY MAN GUILTY OF FEDERAL FIREARMS VIOLATION
TYLER, Texas – U.S. Attorney John M. Bales announced today that a 22-year-old Henderson, Texas man has pleaded guilty to firearms violations in the Eastern District of Texas.
JEREMY ALLEN CRESON pleaded guilty to possession of a firearm during a drug trafficking crime today before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love.
According to information presented in court, on Apr. 3, 2009, Creson was found to be illegally distributing methamphetamine in Kilgore, Texas, during which time he was also in possession of a firearm. On Aug. 10, 2009, Creson was again found to be in possession of 2.5 grams of methamphetamine, which he also intended to distribute. On Nov. 4, 2009, a federal grand jury returned a federal indictment charging Creson with federal drug and firearms violations.
Creson faces up to Life 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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