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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, September 26, 2016

Georgia Woman Sentenced on Methamphetamine Conspiracy Charge

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

Sandra Gail Rymer, 36, of Dallas, Georgia, previously pled guilty in District Court to one count of conspiring to distribute 50 grams of a mixture containing methamphetamine. Today in District Court she was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison.

“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 fight this drug epidemic.”

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.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated September 26, 2016