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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Middle District of Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, September 15, 2014

Monroe County Woman Pleads Guilty To Participating In A Heroin Trafficking Conspiracy

     The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that a 33-year-old Effort woman pleaded guilty today before Senior U.S. District Court Judge A. Richard Caputo to conspiring with others to distribute heroin in the Monroe County area during a six-month time period.

     According to United States Attorney Peter Smith, the defendant, Tamika Davis, admitted to committing the crime between November 2013 and April 22, 2014.

     Davis was charged in a criminal Information filed by the United States Attorney on August 15, 2014, following an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Pennsylvania State Police.

     Davis faces a potential maximum sentence of 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine.  Judge Caputo scheduled sentencing in the case for December 17, 2014.

     The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Francis P. Sempa.

Updated April 17, 2015