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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 30, 2012

AZLE MAN PLEADS GUILTY TO CONSPIRACY TO POSSESS WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE METHAMPHETAMINE

TYLER, TX –  United States Attorney John M. Bales announced today that Wallace Jackson, a 50 year old Azle, Texas man, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine during a hearing before United States Magistrate Judith K. Guthrie.

On December 7, 2011, Jackson was indicted by a federal grand jury on single charge of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine.  According to information presented in court, from a date prior to July 20, 2011, Jackson agreed with other persons to acquire and distribute methamphetamine in the Eastern District of Texas. Jackson admitted that he is responsible for the distribution of more than 35 grams but less than 50 grams of pure methamphetamine.

            Jackson faces a minimum of 5 years but not more than 40 years in prison, a $5,000,000 fine, and at least 4 years of supervised release.

            This case is being investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and it is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Bill Baldwin.

 

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