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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 07, 2012

Tarrant County Man Sentenced for Federal Drug Violations

 TYLER, Texas – A 50-year-old Azle, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Wallace Jackson pleaded guilty on May 30, 2012, to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and was sentenced to 57 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis.

                According to information presented in court, up until July 20, 2011, Jackson conspired with others to acquire and distribute methamphetamine in the Eastern District of Texas.  Jackson admitted to distributing more than 35 grams, but less than 50 grams of methamphetamine in east Texas.  Jackson was indicted by a federal grand jury on Dec. 7, 2011.

               This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Bill Baldwin.

 

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