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ETX man sentenced for manufacturing meth with children around

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Released by U.S Attorney, Eastern District:

TYLER, TX - A 50-year-old Deberry, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales.

Jimmie Gaston Langston pleaded guilty on Apr. 3, 2012, to possession of pseudoephedrine with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine and the manufacture of methamphetamine on premises where children are present and was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Michael H. Schneider.

According to information presented in court, Langston purchased cold pills containing pseudoephedrine at a CVS store in Marshall, Texas, as well as additional purchases in Shreveport, LA, with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine.  The manufacturing of the methamphetamine took place at Langston's residence where one or more young children were present at the time.  Langston was indicted by a federal grand jury on May 11, 2011.



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