News Release
Date: May 17, 2010
Contact: Rich Isaacson
Number: (313) 234-4310

Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing and Distributing Methamphetamine
- Kentucky defendant admits four separate meth offenses in two counties

MAY 17 -- LOUISVILLE, KY - Mickey S. Tedder, age 57, of Buffalo, Kentucky, pled guilty on May 13, 2010, to possessing and distributing methamphetamine powder on four separate occasions in Hardin and Larue Counties, United States Attorney David J. Hale of the Western District of Kentucky announced today.

Tedder admitted that on four occasions between April 14, 2009, and May 12, 2009, he either distributed, or possessed with the intent to distribute, approximately 100 grams of methamphetamine powder in Larue County, and Hardin County, Kentucky.

The potential penalties are a mandatory minimum term of imprisonment of 5 years, a maximum term of 100 years imprisonment, a maximum fine of $5,000,000, and a term of supervised release of not less than 4 years.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Thomas W. Dyke, and it was investigated by the Greater Hardin County Drug Task Force and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

Tedder is scheduled to be sentenced before Judge McKinley on September 7, 2010 at 1:30 p.m., in Louisville, Kentucky.