By CBSDFW.com Staff

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Keldric Walker Thomas of Dallas was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison of a gun crime.

The 46-year-old pleaded guilty in February 2020 to possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. He was sentenced on Monday by U.S. District Judge David C. Godbey. Thomas was convicted in 2003 of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime.

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According to plea papers, in July 2018, Dallas police officers observed Thomas committing multiple traffic offenses while operating a Chevrolet Malibu. Law enforcement made contact with him and he was placed under arrest.

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During a subsequent search law enforcement recovered a .45 caliber magazine containing rounds of ammunition, a green tipped rifle round, cocaine and methamphetamine on Thomas. He also had $2,364 in U.S. currency.

Officers also obtained a search warrant for Thomas’ Chevrolet Malibu. Inside the car, law enforcement located a semi-automatic pistol and large quantities of methamphetamine and heroin.

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CBSDFW.com Staff