Released by U.S. Attorney's Office/Eastern District of Texas:
JEFFERSON, TX – A 54-year-old Jefferson, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.
James Everett Scudday pleaded guilty on Nov. 10, 2010, to possession of pseudoephedrine with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine and was sentenced to 18 months in federal prison on Jan. 5, 2011 by U.S. District Judge T. John Ward.
According to information presented in court, on Nov. 15, 2009, Scudday purchased cold pills containing pseudoephedrine at a Wal-Mart and a Walgreens in Marshall. Texas. The purchases were made in furtherance of his drug manufacturing activities. A federal grand jury returned a 33-count indictment on May 6, 2010 charging Scudday with federal drug violations.