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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Prison Sentence for Hutchinson Woman Who Said She Was Selling Drugs To Pay Off her Bondsman

WICHITA, KAN. – A Hutchinson woman was sentenced today to seven years in federal prison on drug and firearm charges, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said.

Kimberly R. Phillips, 35, Hutchinson, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of possession with intent to distribute oxycodone and one count of carrying a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking.

In her plea, Phillips admitted investigators found 64 tablets of oxycodone when they searched her residence. She also admitted that when investigators stopped her car they found her Derringer handgun and methamphetamine. She told investigators she was selling drugs to pay back her bondsman.

McAllister commended the Hutchinson Police Department and Department of Health and Human Services – OIG and Assistant U.S. Attorney David Lind for their work on the case.

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Updated November 27, 2018