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Man admits to hiding meth in air freshener

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

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – A 57-year-old man has pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute more than 180 grams of meth, announced U.S. Attorney Alamdar S. Hamdani.

On March 17, authorities encountered Sean Graham at a local restaurant. There, he appeared nervous and soon admitted he had meth in his truck. They searched his truck and found several bags containing approximately 80 grams of meth of the drug in the truck.

Law enforcement then obtained a search warrant for his residence where they found an additional 100 grams of meth. Some was located inside an Airwick air freshener.

The total weight was approximately 180.4 grams.

U.S. District Judge Drew Tipton will impose sentencing July 24. At that time, Graham faces up to life in prison and a possible $10 million maximum fine.

Graham has been and will remain in custody pending that hearing.

Homeland Security Investigations conducted the investigation with the assistance of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Corpus Christi Police Department. Assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick Overman is prosecuting the case.

Updated April 24, 2023

Drug Trafficking