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Clinton Woman Sentenced to 120 Months in Prison on Federal Drug Charges

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 21, 2012

DAVENPORT, IA - On May 18, 2012, Sabrina Lorraine Cochran, age 53, of Clinton, IA, was sentenced to 120 months imprisonment for one count of conspiracy to manufacture, distribute, and possess with intent to distribute at least 100 kilograms of marijuana, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. United States Chief District Judge James Gritzner also ordered that Cochran serve a term of 4 years supervised release following her incarceration, and pay $100 to the Crime Victims Fund.

In her plea agreement, Cochran admitted that starting as early as 2002, and continuing until 2010, she and others were involved in a conspiracy to obtain, package and distribute marijuana. Cochran received and distributed marijuana, and also stored marijuana and drug proceeds at her residence in Clinton, Iowa. On behalf of the conspiracy, she also delivered money to satisfy drug debts.

This investigation was conducted by the Clinton, Iowa, Police Department, Quad City Metropolitan Enforcement Group, the Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement, and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. This case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.

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