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NEW INFO: Women Sentenced on Federal Drug Charges

By: WSAZ News Staff Email
By: WSAZ News Staff Email

UPDATE 6/26/12
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A woman from Huntington and another from Scott Depot have been sentenced on federal drug charges.

Montana Lee Marks, 24, of Huntington, was sentenced to three years and one month in prison for aiding and abetting the distribution of crack cocaine.

Marks’ co-conspirator Debra Kay Pack, 36, of Scott Depot, was sentenced to three years probation that includes six months of home confinement for distributing crack cocaine.

The women were sentenced during a hearing Monday in U.S District Court in Huntington.

Prosecutors say both Pack and Marks admitted they took part in an August 2010 illegal drug transaction.

Specifically, Pack admitted she approached undercover members of the Huntington Violent Crime and Drug Task Force to arrange a crack cocaine transaction.

Pack further admitted that she sold the quantity of crack cocaine to an undercover Task Force agent in exchange for $20.

Marks admitted that she gave Pack the crack cocaine that was sold in the illegal transaction.



ORIGINAL STORY 3/13/12
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Two women from Huntington have pleaded guilty to federal drug charges.

Debra Pack, 36, pleaded guilty to distribution of crack cocaine. In a separate hearing Monday, Pack’s co-conspirator Montana Marks, 24, pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting the distribution of crack cocaine.

Prosecutors say Pack admitted that on August 24, 2010, she approached undercover members of the Huntington Violent Crime and Drug Task Force to arrange a crack cocaine transaction.

Marks admitted that she gave Pack the crack cocaine. Pack further admitted that she sold the quantity of crack cocaine to an undercover Task Force agent in exchange for $20.

Both women face up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine when they are sentenced in June.


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