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DALLAS COUNTY MAN SENTENCED FOR DRUG VIOLATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 12, 2011

TYLER, Texas – A 36-year-old Hutchins, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
 
Cary Lee Guess pleaded guilty on Sep. 10, 2010 to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine and was sentenced to 78 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis.  Guess was also ordered to forfeit more than $22,000 cash seized at the time of his arrest, as well as a forfeiture judgment in the amount of $20,000.

                According to information presented in court, beginning in January 2008, Guess possessed methamphetamine with the intent to distribute to others in and around the Longview, Texas area.  A federal indictment was returned on Oct. 7, 2009, charging Guess and four other individuals with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

This case is being investigated by the DEA, the ATF and the Gregg County C.O.D.E. Unit and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard L. Moore.

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