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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of Texas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, May 1, 2017

Dallas Man Sentenced to 14 Years in Federal Prison for Role in Cocaine Distribution Conspiracy

DALLAS — Last week, U.S. District Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater sentenced Roger Deundrea Jackson, a/k/a “Boo-Cat” and “Cat,” 40, of Dallas, to 168 months in federal prison, following his guilty plea in November 2015 to two counts of conspiracy to distribute a controlled substance, announced U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.

Jackson and twenty additional defendants, mostly from north Texas and Oklahoma, were arrested in May 2015 in a joint operation led by the Dallas Police Department, Dallas County Sheriff’s Office and the Dallas FBI – Violent Gang Safe Streets Task Force.

Of the twenty-one defendants who were indicted, 19 have pleaded guilty and 15 of those have been sentenced. Charges against one defendant were dismissed, and one remains a fugitive.

According to documents filed in the case, on several occasions between January 2013 and May 2015, Jackson possessed with the intent to distribute approximately 188 grams of cocaine and approximately 295 grams of cocaine base in the Dallas area.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation investigated the case.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Phelesa Guy prosecuted.

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
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Updated May 1, 2017