BEAUMONT – A Seabrook man has been sentenced to federal prison for trafficking drugs in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Damien M. Diggs today.
Justin Hall McSpadden, 45, pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and was sentenced to 235 months in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Marcia A. Crone on October 20, 2023.
According to information presented in court, on October 1, 2021, McSpadden sold four ounces of methamphetamine for $1,200.00 to an individual at the Petro Truck Stop located at 5405 Walden Road in Beaumont. Later that same day, law enforcement conducted a traffic stop on McSpadden on Cardinal Drive in Beaumont. During the traffic stop, law enforcement located an additional two ounces of methamphetamine inside a toolbox in the vehicle and a handgun on the driver’s side floorboard. McSpadden was indicted and charged with federal drug trafficking violations.
This case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael A. Anderson.
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