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May 21, 2013

Shelby County Man Sentenced for Drug Trafficking

 TYLER, Texas – A 39-year-old Center, 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. 

Danny Len Lindsey pleaded guilty on Mar. 1, 2013, to possession with intent to manufacture methamphetamine and was sentenced to 48 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis.

            According to information presented in court, from at least Aug. 14, 2011, Lindsey possessed and distributed methamphetamine in East Texas.  A federal grand jury returned an indictment on Nov. 7, 2012, charging Lindsey with drug trafficking violations.  Lindsey also admitted to possessing two firearms during his drug trafficking activities and must forfeit both firearms.    

This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Panola County Sheriff’s Office and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Bill Baldwin.

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