San Angelo Drug Dealer Goes to Prison


SAN ANGELO, TX – A San Angelo drug dealer was sent to prison on Thursday after accepting a 25 year plea deal.

According to court documents, on Apr. 14, David Ochampaugh was sentenced to 25 years in prison for manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance.

As previously reported, on July 30, a deputy with the Tom Green County Sheriff's Office pulled over a vehicle near Hwy 67 and Tractor Tr. for running a stop sign at at the intersection.

The deputy identified the man as Ochampaugh and found that he had multiple warrants out for his arrest. The warrants were for manufacture and delivery of a controlled substance and terroristic threat of a peace officer.

Ochampaugh was placed under arrest for the warrants and during a search deputies found one and a half grams of methamphetamine. The remainder of the vehicle was searched and a back pack was discovered.

Inside of the bag was 56.4 grams of meth, 36 Adderall pills, 31 capsules of MDMA, .08 ounces of marijuana, drug paraphernalia including multiple pipes with marijuana and meth residue, a grinder full of marijuana, multiple diabetic style unused needles and a blue rubber "tie-off."

On the way to the jail Ochampaugh told deputies that he did not sell bad drugs and that he has clients. He also admitted that the MDMA pills were Molly.

Ochampaugh was indicted for the crime in Sep. and he pleaded guilty for the crime on Apr. 14. 

On May 13 at 8:43 a.m. Ochampaugh was sent to prison.

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