July 18, 2016 By: Sandi Argo
A man arrested in Jacksboro earlier this year, plead guilty to Possession with the Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine. According to court documents filed on July 11, 2016, Michael David Reeves plead guilty to the charge listed. The document states that “On or about February 12, 2016 in the Fort Worth Division of the Northern District of Texas, the defendant Michael David Reeves did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a schedule II controlled substance.”
Also arrested in the undercover operation was Michael Eric Reeves (son of Michael David Reeves) as well as David Andrew Catlett. DEA Taskforce along with Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Investigators had been looking in to the issue of drug trafficking in Jack and Young counties for over a year before making the arrests. An undercover officer met with the Reeves’ at their residence, where the agent was given over 50 grams of meth, in exchange for $1200. Both Reeves men have been identified as traffickers. According to the DEA website, the fines could be up to 20 years in prison. The younger Reeves and Catlett both have already plead guilty to the charges and also await sentencing, which is scheduled for October 25th in the Ft Worth Court.