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Harrison County woman gets 10 years for dealing meth

Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 9:31pm

A 40-year-old Karnack, Texas woman has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

Peggy Ann Davis pleaded guilty on June 22, 2012, to possession of pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine and was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap.

According to information presented in court, Davis was involved in a conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine in East Texas. The conspiracy involved defendants traveling to multiple pharmacies to purchase numerous boxes of cold pills containing pseudoephedrine which is used in the manufacture of methamphetamine. An 839-count federal indicted was returned on Feb. 1, 2012, charging Davis and 16 other co-defendants with federal drug crimes. Of those defendants, 14 have been convicted.

This case was investigated by the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office and prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Allen Hurst.

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