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30 years for woman convicted in multi-state meth investigation

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Updated October 2, 2012:  A Weir, Kansas woman previously convicted on federal conspiracy to manufacture and distribute methamphetamine has been sentenced to 360 months in federal prison.

In June a jury found Leslie Stultz (Harrison) guilty of the charges against her.

Authorities say Stultz helped distribute meth throughout southeast Kansas, southwest Missouri and northeast Oklahoma.

Posted June 22, 2012 - News release issued by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation

TOPEKA - (June 22, 2012) - A Kansas woman was convicted this week on federal conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine charges following a four-year multistate investigation, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said today.

Leslie Harrison, aka Leslie Stultz, 43, of Weir, Kan., was convicted Wednesday of conspiracy to manufacture and distribute more than 50 grams of methamphetamine after a three-day jury trial in the United States District Court, Northern District of Oklahoma in Tulsa.

The investigation involved law enforcement agencies from three states and the federal government including the Kansas Bureau of Investigation; the Bureau of Indian Affairs; Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics; Southeast Kansas Drug Enforcement Task Force; Jasper County, Mo., Drug Task Force; Crawford County, Kan., Sheriff's Office; Cherokee County, Kan., Sheriff's Office; Jasper County, Mo., Sheriff's Office; Ottawa County, Okla., Sheriff's Office; and the Pittsburg, Kan., Police Department. 

Forensic chemists from the KBI, the Missouri State Crime Lab and the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation completed the examination of the physical evidence and testified in the trial. 

Harrison was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service. Sentencing was scheduled for October 2 in Tulsa. The investigation continues into Harrison's coconspirators.

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