Two women plead in meth manufacturing case

Posted: 24th September 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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McALESTER — Two Pittsburg County woman recently took a plea bargaining agreement in relation to a manufacturing of methamphetamine case.

On Aug. 15, District 18 Narcotics Task Force officers responded to a reported methamphetamine lab “just off State Highway 31, east of Hereford Lane,” according to court records. After searching the area, officers allegedly found numerous items associated with the manufacturing of methamphetamine, according to a police affidavit.

Three people were arrested and charged: Tommy L. Nunnelee, 57, of Oklahoma City; Virginia Lee Cossey, 54, of Hartshorne, and Misty Lynn Wakefield, 33, of McAlester. All three were charged with manufacturing a controlled dangerous substance (methamphetamine), unlawful possession of a controlled drug (methamphetamine) with intent to distribute and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

On Aug. 31, Cossey and Wakefield pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of possession of a controlled dangerous substance. They were fined $1,250 and each received a 10-year suspended sentence.

The remaining charges were dismissed for Cossey and Wakefield.

Nunnelee remains in custody at the Pittsburg County Jail in lieu of a $200,000 bond and is due back in court Sept. 28 at 3 p.m. to face charges.


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