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

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Houston Woman Pleads Guilty in Methamphetamine-Trafficking Conspiracy

U.S. Attorney Kenneth A. Polite announced that LESLIE ANNETTE PECK, age 34, of Houston, Texas, pled guilty today to one count of conspiring to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing methamphetamine. 

PECK faces a minimum term of imprisonment of 5 years, a maximum term of 40 years, and a fine of up to $5,000,000.  U.S. District Judge Carl J. Barbier set sentencing for November 17, 2016. 

U.S. Attorney Polite praised the work of the Drug Enforcement Administration, with assistance from the Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office and Louisiana State Police in investigating this matter.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon S. Long is in charge of the prosecution.

Drug Trafficking
Updated August 4, 2016