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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of New Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Alaska Woman Pleads Guilty in New Mexico to Federal Narcotics Trafficking Charge

ALBUQUERQUE – Katrina Tiana Brown, 33, of Anchorage, Alaska, pled guilty today in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to a federal narcotics trafficking charge. Under the terms of her plea agreement, Brown will be sentenced to 60 months in federal prison followed by a term of supervised release to be determined by the court.

 

Brown was arrested in Dec. 2015, and charged by indictment with possession of phencyclidine (PCP) with intent to distribute on Feb. 8, 2013, in Bernalillo County, N.M.

 

During today’s proceedings, Brown pled guilty to a felony information charging her with possession of PCP with intent to distribute. In entering the guilty plea, Brown admitted that on Feb. 8, 2013, she possessed more than 100 grams of PCP while at the Greyhound Bus Station in Albuquerque. Brown acknowledged that she intended to distribute the PCP to others.

 

Brown remains in custody pending her sentencing hearing, which has yet to be scheduled.

 

This case was investigated by the Albuquerque office of the DEA and the Albuquerque Police Department and is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Paul Mysliwiec.

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Drug Trafficking
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Updated January 10, 2017