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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Alabama

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, December 9, 2016

Meth Ice Dealer Sentenced In Federal Court

United States Attorney Kenyen R. Brown of the Southern District of Alabama announced that Heather Nicole Thompson, 32, of Mobile, was sentenced in federal court today for her role in a methamphetamine ice distribution conspiracy.  Thompson entered a guilty plea to the indictment in September of 2016, admitting her participation in two substantive distribution counts and a count charging conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine ice. 

United States District Court Judge Kristi K. Dubose imposed a sentence of 87 months’ imprisonment on each count, and ordered that they run concurrently.  She also ordered that Thompson would serve a term of supervised release of three years following her release from prison.  She ordered that during her supervision, Thompson undergo testing and treatment for drug use and that she pay a $300 special mandatory assessment.  No fine was imposed.

The case was investigated by the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office and the Department of Homeland Security.  It was prosecuted in the United States Attorney’s Office by Assistant United States Attorney Gloria Bedwell.

Updated December 9, 2016