MARSHALL – A 40-year-old Karnack woman has been sentenced to federal prison for drug trafficking violations in the East Texas. Peggy Ann Davis pleaded guilty on June 22 to possession of pseudoephedrine with intent to manufacture methamphetamine. She was sentenced yesterday in Marshall to 120 months in federal prison by U.S. District Judge Rodney Gilstrap.
According to prosecutors, Davis was involved in a conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine in East Texas. The conspiracy involved defendants traveling to multiple pharmacies to purchase numerous boxes of cold pills containing pseudoephedrine which is used in the manufacture of methamphetamine. An 839-count federal indictment was returned on Feb. 1, 2012, charging Davis and 16 other co-defendants with federal drug crimes. Of those defendants, 14 have been convicted.