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Houston Man Sentenced for Beaumont Drug Trafficking Violations

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

BEAUMONT, Texas – A 27-year-old Houston 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.


Cody Edward Drawhorn pleaded guilty on Mar. 20, 2017, to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine and was sentenced to 135 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Marcia Crone.


According to information presented in court, on Dec. 28, 2015, Drawhorn was pulled over for a traffic violation in Beaumont, Texas with three passengers in his vehicle. Drawhorn provided officers consent to search the vehicle and during the search they discovered approximately 6.5 ounces of methamphetamine packaged in 20 individually packaged baggies. Drawhorn was indicted by a federal grand jury on Sep. 7, 2016 and charged with drug trafficking violations.


            This case was investigated by U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michelle S. Englade.


Updated November 2, 2017

Drug Trafficking