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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 02, 2012

Harrison County Man Guilty of Dealing Methamphetamine

TYLER, Texas – A 46-year-old Harleton, Texas man has pleaded guilty to federal drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Robert Dale Webb pleaded guilty to possession of pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine today before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love.

            According to information presented in court, on Feb. 9, 2009, Webb purchased cold pills containing pseudoephedrine at a WalMart store in Longview, Texas with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine.  Webb also admitted that the total quantity of pseudoephedrine that he possessed was over 40 grams.  Webb was indicted by a federal grand jury on Nov. 2, 2011. 

Webb faces up to 20 years in federal prison.  A sentencing date has not been set. 

           This case is being investigated by the Texas Department of Public Safety and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Alan R. Jackson.

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