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Gregg County Man Sentenced for Drug Trafficking Violations

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Texas

TYLER, Texas – A 31-year-old Longview, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced Acting U.S. Attorney Brit Featherston today.


Desmond Denard Brown pleaded guilty on Mar. 23, 2017, to possessing with intent to distribute and distribution of crack cocaine and was sentenced to 65 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Ron Clark.


According to information presented in court, on June 13, 2016, Brown distributed approximately 28 grams of crack cocaine in Gregg County, Texas. Brown was indicted by a federal grand jury on Jan. 18, 2017.


This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Mary Ann Cozby.


Updated August 17, 2017

Drug Trafficking