Two rusk county residents sentenced for meth conspiracy

Thursday, December 16, 2010 - 2:54pm

TYLER, Texas – Two Rusk County, Texas residents have been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today. The sentencing hearings were held before U.S. District Judge Leonard Davis.

Timothy Charles David, 48, of Henderson, Texas, pleaded guilty on Aug. 24, 2010, to conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine and was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison on Dec. 15, 2010.

Amy Nacole Hulsey, 31, of Joinerville, Texas, pleaded guilty on Aug. 24, 2010, to possession of pseudoephedrine with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine and was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison today.

According to information presented in court, between March 2009 and March 2010, David admitted to conspiring with others in the Eastern District of Texas to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine. He admitted to purchasing cold pills containing pseudoephedrine in furtherance of his methamphetamine manufacturing activities. Hulsey admitted to purchasing cold pills containing pseudoephedrine at various stores in Longview, Kilgore, Henderson, and Tyler between June 2009 and February 2010, all in furtherance of her methamphetamine manufacturing activities A federal grand jury returned a an indictment on May 6, 2010 charging David, Hulsey and four others with federal drug violations.

This case was investigated by the Texas DPS Criminal Investigations Division, the Panola County Sheriff's Office, the U.S. Marshals Service, the Gregg County CODE Unit, the Rusk County Sheriff's Office, the Upshur County Sheriff's Office, the Gilmer Police Department, the Morris County Sheriff's Office, the Jefferson Police Department, the Henderson Police Department, the Marion County Sheriff's Office and the Harrison County Sheriff's Office. This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Allen Hurst.

From U.S. Attorney's Office

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