Smith County deputy arrested for drug trafficking accepts plea deal
POSTED: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 10:58am
UPDATED: Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 8:57pm
Smith County, Texas (KETK) — A Smith County patrol deputy who was arrested in July for drug trafficking, has accepted a plea agreement.
Kimbrick Bernard Jones, 38, was on duty when he committed the alleged crimes, which included selling drugs from his patrol unit.
He was arrested following a lengthy investigation by Smith County officials, and pleaded not guilty a few weeks later in August.
The documents for the new plea deal were filed on Monday, September 30. The factual resume signed by Jones, states he willingly conspired with others to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute meth and crack. He acknowledged he had over 50 grams of a substance containing a detectable amount of meth, less than 28 grams of crack and small amounts of marijuana.
He also stated he distributed the drugs while on duty as a deputy sheriff for Smith County and was in uniform operating a patrol car.
Photo courtesy: The Smith County Sheriffs Office.
He also agreed to forfeit $520. Full details concerning the plea agreement where not immediately available.