Henderson man sentenced for selling meth

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 - 10:02am

A 28-year-old Henderson, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for his role in a methamphetamine trafficking ring in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Johnny Douglas Campbell pleaded guilty on June 29, 2010, to possession with intent to distribute pseudoephedrine and was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Leonard E. Davis.

According to information presented in court, on Jan. 13, 2010, Campbell took possession of three boxes of cold tablets, which contained a combined total of 288 tablets, knowing the cold pills would be used to manufacture methamphetamine. The cold pills contain pseudoephedrine, which is used to manufacture methamphetamine.

This case was investigated by the Henderson Police Department, the Rusk County Sheriff's office and the Texas Department of Public Safety and was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Jim Noble.

From U.S. Attorney's Office

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