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February 09, 2012

Polk County, Texas Man Indicted for Impersonating Drug Agent

BEAUMONT, Texas -  A 35-year-old Livingston, Texas man has been charged with impersonating a federal drug agent in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.   

David Brian Webb was indicted on Jan. 26, 2012, and charged with production of false identification and possession of false identification. Webb was arrested on Feb. 8, 2012 and made an initial appearance today in federal court.   

According to the indictment, on Dec. 13, 2011, Webb produced a false identification document and badge, or set of credentials, that identified him as being an agent with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration. 

            If convicted, Webb faces up to 15 years in federal prison.

                This case is being investigated by DEA and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Lisa Flournoy.

                A grand jury indictment is not evidence of guilt.  All defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt in a court of law.


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