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Sayre Woman Pleads Guilty To Methamphetamine 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 today that DIXIE ANN MORPHIS, age 36, of Sayre, Oklahoma, pled guilty to POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE METHAMPHETAMINE, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A)(viii).

The charge arose from an investigation by the McAlester Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

The Indictment alleges that on or about December 5, 2015, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute fifty (50) grams or more of methamphetamine (actual), a Schedule II controlled substance.

The Honorable Steven P. Shreder, Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the guilty plea and ordered the completion of a presentence report.  Sentencing will be scheduled following its completion.  The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshals Service pending sentencing.

The statutory range of punishment is not less than 10 years or more than Life imprisonment, up to a $10,000,000.00 fine or both.

Assistant United States Attorney Edward Snow represented the United States.

Updated March 9, 2016

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