TYLER, Texas – A 31-year-old Longview man has pleaded guilty to dealing ecstasy in East Texas.
Rickey Spratling pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute ecstasy today before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love.
According to court documents, on May 7, 2011, Spratling was found in possession of the drug ecstasy, which he intended to distribute. Spratling also admitted to possessing a gun during a drug trafficking crime. Spratling was indicted by a federal grand jury on Oct. 5, 2011.
Spratling faces up to 20 years in federal prison. A sentencing date has not been set.