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Springfield MO Woman Sentenced To 30 Months For 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, was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for POSSESSION WITH INTENT TO DISTRIBUTE HEROIN, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(B).

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 defendant pled guilty in November, 2015.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, 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 Marshals Service pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which she will serve her nonparoleable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson represented the United States.

Updated March 28, 2016

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