June 08, 2017
Contact: SA Elaine Cesare
Phone Number: (571) 324-7520
Heroin Trafficker From Rowlett Sentenced
DALLAS - Brittany Anders, 32, of Rowlett, Texas was sentenced today before U.S. District Judge Jane J. Boyle for her role in a heroin distribution conspiracy, announced Special Agent-in-Charge Clyde E. Shelley, Jr. of the DEA and U.S. Attorney John Parker of the Northern District of Texas.
Anders was sentenced to 51 months in federal prison following her guilty plea in October 2016 to one count of possession with intent to distribute and the distribution of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of heroin. Anders has been in custody since his arrest in June 2016.
Anders was charged along with six others with various offenses related to a heroin distribution conspiracy. Of the seven charged, all have pleaded guilty, five have been sentenced.
According to documents filed in the case, on April 27, 2016, Anders met an individual in a McDonalds restaurant bathroom in Garland, Texas and exchanged one-half ounce of heroin for $820.
The DEA, Allen Police Department and Rockwall Police Department investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Suzanna Etessam prosecuted.