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Springfield, Missouri, Woman Pleads Guilty To Heroin 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 AMBER LYNN BRAKE, age 24, of Springfield, Missouri, pled guilty to POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE HEROIN, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(B), punishable by not less than 5 years or more than 40 years imprisonment, up to a $5,000,000.00 fine or both.

The Indictment alleged that on or about December 2, 2014, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant did knowingly and intentionally possess with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of Heroin, a Schedule I Controlled Substance.

The charges arose from an investigation by the Atoka County Sheriff’s Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

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 Marshal Service pending sentencing.

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson represented the United States.

Updated February 4, 2016

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