POSTED: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 11:52am
UPDATED: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 11:54am
TYLER, Texas – Two Gilmer women have been sentenced to federal prison for drug violations in the Eastern District of Texas.
Sarina Cherea Danner, 22, pleaded guilty on July 14, 2010, to possession of pseudoephedrine with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine and was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison today by U.S. District Judge Michael Schneider.
Sharon Kay Marsh, 47, pleaded guilty on July 15, 2010, to possession of pseudoephedrine with the intent to manufacture methamphetamine and was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison today by Judge Schneider.
According to information presented in court, the defendants were involved in a methamphetamine manufacturing and distribution criminal enterprise in the East Texas area and traveled to multiple pharmacies to purchase numerous boxes of cold pills containing pseudoephedrine in order to manufacture large quantities of methamphetamine for personal use and distribution to others. Danner and Marsh were indicted with 16 co-defendants on May 5, 2010 and charged with federal drug trafficking crimes.