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Erie Woman Sentenced to Prison for Meth Distribution Scheme

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

ERIE, Pa. - A resident of Erie, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 24 months home incarceration on her conviction of violating federal drug laws, Acting United States Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman announced today.

United States District Judge Susan Paradise Baxter imposed the sentence on Lindsey Michelle Thompson, 37 of Erie, Pennsylvania.

According to information presented to the court, on or about December 19, 2019, Thompson and a co-defendant conspired to distribute and distributed fifty grams or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine.

Assistant United States Attorney Paul S. Sellers prosecuted this case on behalf of the government.

Acting United States Attorney Kaufman commended the Drug Enforcement Administration, Erie County Detective Bureau, Erie Police Department and the Millcreek Police Department for the investigation leading to the successful prosecution of Thompson.

Updated September 7, 2021

Drug Trafficking