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Alaska Woman Sentenced to Five Years for Federal Narcotics Trafficking Conviction in New Mexico

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE – Katrina Tiana Brown, 33, of Anchorage, Alaska, was sentenced today in federal court in Albuquerque, N.M., to 60 months in prison for her conviction on a federal narcotics trafficking charge. She will be on supervised release for four years after completing her prison sentence.


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


On Jan. 10, 2017, Brown pled guilty to a felony information charging her with possessing distribution quantities of PCP. 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.


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

Updated March 1, 2017

Drug Trafficking