Rockwall, Texas – The 35-year-old Levi Chamberlin Hardcastle from Rockwall has been sentenced to a lengthy prison sentence for his involvement in an extensive methamphetamine trafficking operation. For authorities, this represents significant progress in the battle against methamphetamine trafficking. U.S. Attorney Leigha Simonton of the Northern District of Texas announced on Thursday that Levi Chamberlin Hardcastle is set to serve 200 months behind federal bars.
Rockwall resident Levi Chamberlin Hardcastle pleaded guilty earlier this year
Hardcastle stood before US District Judge Jane Boyle and pleaded guilty this February to conspiracy charges linked with the possession and sale of substantial quantities of methamphetamine. His case forms part of broader investigations into multiple individuals associated with meth trafficking activities, where nine people in total were charged back in April 2022, facing charges for diverse crimes like conspiracy, unlawful possession of firearms, and distribution of methamphetamine.
Levi Chamberlin Hardcastle confessed to selling meth to an undercover cop on three occasions
In a detailed admission statement given by Levi Chamberlin Hardcastle during interrogation, he disclosed selling as much as 1,494.6 grams of methamphetamine worth $10,500 when bought wholesale on three different occasions to undercover officer who posed as a buyer. In court, Levi Chamberlin Hardcastle also confessed to being part of a group called Peckerwoods, a white supremacist gang.
Levi Chamberlin Hardcastle was not operating alone. This is a list of other gang members and their sentences.
Several other suspects involved also received varying sentences:
- Both Alexis Nicole Pacheco and Stephen Scribner pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute a Schedule II controlled substance, receiving prison sentences of 200 and 180 months, respectively.
- Ruby Pauline Anderton was handed a prison sentence lasting four years after she admitted to the illegal receipt of a firearm.
- Sandra Marie Hernandez-Pacheco and Robert James McKnight will spend the next 168 and 14 months behind bars, respectively, after both pleading guilty to possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.
- David Michael Ford and Mayo Mena, who both got nabbed with the same offense, will now be serving time amounting to 57 and 7 months, respectively, after both pleading guilty to the charges.
- Another suspect, Martin Talaver-Sanchez, awaits sentencing.
The Texas Department of Public Safety conducted the investigation. Assistant U.S. Attorney George Leal prosecuted the Northern District of Texas case.