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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 9, 2016

Sayre Woman Sentenced To 120 Months For Methamphetamine Distribution

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, was sentenced to 120 months imprisonment for 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 alleged 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 James H. Payne, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing.  The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal prison at which she will serve her nonparoleable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Tim Hammer represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated June 9, 2016