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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Louisiana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Georgia Woman Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Conspiracy

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that LORI DEXTER, age 52, of Atlanta, Georgia, pled guilty today to a one-count Superseding Bill of Information charging her with conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

According to the Bill of Information, beginning on a date unknown and continuing until on or about September 8, 2013, DEXTER knowingly combined, conspired, confederated and agreed with persons known and unknown, to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute a quantity of methamphetamine.

DEXTER faces a maximum term of imprisonment of twenty years and a fine of $1,000,000, three years of supervised release after imprisonment, and a $100 special assessment.   U.S. District Judge Martin L. C. Feldman set sentencing for April 22, 2015.               

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Drug Enforcement Administration in investigating this matter.  Assistant United States Attorney Andre’ Jones is in charge of the prosecution.

Updated December 17, 2014