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Independence Woman Sentenced for Meth Conspiracy

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – An Independence, Missouri, woman was sentenced in federal court today for her role in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine.

Sarah M. Davila, 34, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Greg Kays to 12 years and one month in federal prison without parole.

Davila, who pleaded guilty on Jan. 3, 2018, admitted that she sold methamphetamine to an undercover police officer on five separate occasions. According to court documents, those purchases were large amounts and totaled 245.88 grams of methamphetamine. When officers executed a search warrant at her residence, they seized a firearm and some methamphetamine.

Davila, identified as a mid-level supplier, is the final defendant to be sentenced among 10 defendants convicted of their roles in the drug-trafficking conspiracy.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Joseph M. Marquez. It was investigated by the Jackson County Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Updated October 8, 2019

Drug Trafficking