Opelika, Alabama Woman Pleads Guilty To Marijuana Distribution
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Oklahoma
MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Shara Tyesha Cumins, age 29, of Opelika, Alabama, entered a guilty plea to Possession With Intent To Distribute Marijuana, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(D) and Title 18, United States Code, Section 2, punishable by not more than 5 years imprisonment, up to a $250,000.00 fine, or both.
The Indictment alleges that on or about December 22, 2018, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute less than 50 kilograms of marijuana, a Schedule I controlled substance.
The charges arose from an investigation by the Okmulgee County Sheriff’s Office and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The Honorable Kimberly E. West, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report.
Assistant United States Attorney Dean Burris represented the United States.
Updated April 5, 2019