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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Florida

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Clearwater Man Pleads Guilty To Drug Charge

Tampa, Florida – Acting United States Attorney W. Stephen Muldrow announces that Travis Lemart Hayes (21, Clearwater) has pleaded guilty to possession with the intent to distribute crack cocaine. He faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in federal prison.


According to the plea agreement, following a traffic stop, police officers found crack cocaine and nearly $1,000 in cash in Hayes’s pockets. Inside the car that Hayes was driving, officers found a loaded .45 caliber pistol.


This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New Port Richey Police Department. It is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Taylor G. Stout.

Drug Trafficking
Updated April 11, 2017