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San Carlos Woman Sentenced to 46 Months for Possession with the Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Arizona

     PHOENIX – On August 5, 2019, Stephanie Miles, 31, of Bylas, Ariz., on the San Carlos Apache Indian Reservation, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Dominic Lanza to 46 months in prison followed by 3 years of supervised release. Miles had previously pleaded guilty to Possession with the Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.   

     On May 7, 2014, Miles was stopped by San Carlos Police for a minor traffic violation and subsequently arrested because her driver’s license was suspended. During a search of Miles’ property, police discovered 7 grams of pure methamphetamine that Miles possessed for distribution.

     The investigation was conducted by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the San Carlos Police Department, the Arizona Department of Public Safety, and the Drug Enforcement Administration Crime Laboratory. The prosecution was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas Simon.

Updated August 16, 2019

Drug Trafficking
Indian Country Law and Justice
Press Release Number: 2019-093_Miles/CR-19-0030-PHX-DWL