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Another Defendant Pleads Guilty to Methamphetamine Conspiracy Charge

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

ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – The third member of a conspiracy that distributed methamphetamine in the Western District of Virginia pled guilty yesterday in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Roanoke, United States Attorney John P. Fishwick announced today.

Sandra Gail Rymer, 35, of Dallas, Georgia pled guilty yesterday in District Court to one count of conspiring to distribute 50 grams of a mixture containing methamphetamine.

“Members of this conspiracy contributed to the growing threat of methamphetamine abuse throughout Southwest Virginia,” United States Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. said today. “We will continue to be vigilant in working with our partners in law enforcement to combat this growing threat.”

The investigation of the case was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Virginia State Police, the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office, the Smyth County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Marshals Service.  Assistant United States Attorney Andrew Bassford prosecuted the case for the United States.

Updated May 12, 2016

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