Sixty-six arrested in drug ring on the Texas/Arkansas border

Sixty-six people were arrested after allegedly being involved in a drug-trafficking ring on the state line between Arkansas and Texas.

Those involved in the arrest were accused of selling crack cocaine within 1,000 feet of at least five public schools. Forty-one of those arrested were part of a an investigation by law enforcement officials called Operation State Line Sweep.

The indictments on the arrest include conspiracy to distribute crack-cocaine, felony possession of a fire arm, use of a firearm for a drug trafficking crime, and conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. Those arrested face from five years to life in prison.

If you or a loved one has been arrested and charged with a serious crime such as drug trafficking, you need experienced representation on your side that may be able to help you during this stressful time. Contact the Dallas drug trafficking lawyers of the Law Office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007 today.

Man sentenced in drug trafficking case

A 40-year-old Mount Pleasant man has recently been sentenced in a drug trafficking case.

According to court records, the man plead guilty in Nov. 2010 to conspiracy to possess cocaine with the intent to distribute it. He has now been sentenced to 135 months in prison.

The man was also forced to forfeit ownership of a commercial property. Court documents show that the man delivered three kilograms of cocaine to Chicago and was planning to distribute it.

If you or a loved one has been charged with a serious crime such as a drug crime, contact the Dallas drug trafficking lawyers of the Law Office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling (214) 845-7007 today.

Four plead guilty in drug trafficking case

The U.S. Attorney General has announced that four people who were thought to be involved in a drug conspiracy have pleaded guilty.

According to information that was read in court, an investigation began into the Houston-based drug ring in August 2008.

The ring was trafficking  large amounts of cocaine and methamphetamine throughout the Houston and Beaumont area. Law enforcement agents went under cover to purchase drugs and revealed at least 40 people that were involved in the organization.

If you or a loved one has been charged with drug trafficking these charges can come with serious punishment, contact the drug trafficking lawyers of the law office of Mark T. Lassiter by calling

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