A woman who was arrested in the seizure of 627 grams of methamphetamine in January pleaded guilty to manufacture or delivery of a controlled substance and was sentenced to 40 years in prison.
35th District Judge Steve Ellis sentenced Juanita Pena Villarreal, 48, to the prison term, according to information from District Attorney Micheal Murray’s office.
Officers with the Brownwood and Early police departments and the Brown County Sheriff’s Office arrested Villarreal and one other person after serving a search warrant in the 500 block of Seventh in Brownwood, police said earlier.
The 1 1/2-pound seizure represented the single largest methamphetamine seizure in the city of Brownwood, police said.
In other recent court cases:
Christina Maebeth Donham pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to five years in prison.
Tristan Sudderth pleaded no contest to invasive visual recording and was sentenced to 18 months in state jail.
Phylecia Elois Bien pleaded guilty to failure to reciter as sex offender — failure to comply with other requirement and was sentenced to four years in prison.