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NDTX Round-Up December 3

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


On November 21, Leonardo Marroquin, 30, was sentenced to 2 years and 9 months in federal custody for possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. On February 23, 2017, Marroquin committed a traffic violation and was stopped by officers.  During the traffic stop he was found to be in possess of 498 grams of methamphetamine. The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Dallas Police Department and prosecuted by AUSA George Leal.  



On November 21, Debra Davis Thompson, 47, was sentenced to 2 years in federal custody for tax evasion. In 2013, Thompson filed a false Income Tax Return Form and submitted it to the Internal Revenue Service. She underrepresented her income by $218,304, defrauding the American government of $69,064 in taxes. This case was prosecuted by AUSA Nick Bunch and investigated by the Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation and the United States Secret Service.    



On November 21, Ricky Lovely, 31, was sentenced to 3 years and 5 months in federal custody for possession of stolen firearms and aiding and abetting. In May 2017, an ATF agent, acting on information provided to the agency, called and arranged a meeting with Lovely. The agent purchased three firearms from Lovely at a QuikTrip gas station, and confirmed through records checks that two of the pistols were stolen. Lovely was found to be in possession of another pistol that he intended to sell at the time of his arrest. This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and prosecuted by AUSA Myria Boehm and AUSA Cara Pierce.



Erin Dooley, Public Affairs Officer

Updated December 12, 2019