Wood Co. man guilty of East Texas drug trafficking violations - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

Wood Co. man guilty of East Texas drug trafficking violations

Posted: Updated:
U.S. Attorney's Office/Eastern District of Texas:

TYLER (KYTX) – A 40-year-old Mineola, Texas man has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
Larry James Hooks, Jr., pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine today before U.S. Magistrate Judge K. Nicole Mitchell. 
According to information presented in court, on July 19, 2012, Hooks conspired with others to acquire and distribute methamphetamine in the Eastern District of Texas and elsewhere.  Hooks admitted to being responsible for assisting in the distribution of more than 34.8 grams of pure methamphetamine.  A federal grand jury returned an indictment on Mar. 27, 2013, charging Hooks and two others with drug trafficking violations. 
Hooks faces a minimum of five years in federal prison at sentencing.  A sentencing date has not been set.
This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Canton Police Department and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Bill Baldwin.
Powered by WorldNow

2211 ESE Loop 323
Tyler, TX 75701
Phone (903) 581-2211
Fax (903) 581-5769

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KYTX. All Rights Reserved. Users of this site agree to the Terms of Service, Privacy Notice/Your California Privacy Rights, and Ad Choices.