Man admits to drug trafficking

Posted by Ellen Krafve - email

TYLER, TX - A 43-year-old Trinidad man has pleaded guilty to drug trafficking charges.

Charles Andrew Ford admitted to possessing and distributing methamphetamine in the Kilgore area back in July of 2008.

pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute and distribution of methamphetamine before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love.

Ford was indicted by a federal grand jury in September of 2008, and charged with federal drug trafficking crimes.

Ford faces up to 40 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not been set.