(Cape Girardeau) Another woman from Wayne County has been sentenced to federal prison for methamphetamine charges.
U.S. District Judge Matthew T. Schelp sentenced Renee Taylor of Williamsville to five years in prison.
The 42-year-old Williamsville resident had pleaded guilty in June to possession with the intent to distribute fifty grams or more of meth.
On December 4th of 2019, Taylor was a passenger in a vehicle stopped by police on Highway 53 near the intersection of Highway 67 in Butler County.
Taylor had an outstanding warrant for her arrest. The investigating officer asked Taylor to exit her vehicle and she was detained.
Another officer arrived at the scene, noticed a bulge in Taylor’s pants, and conducted a pat down search of Taylor.
During the search, the officer located and seized several baggies from Taylor which contained approximately 112 grams of a substance containing methamphetamine.
Last week, another Wayne County woman was also given a 5 years federal prison sentence on the same charge.
43-year-old Natalie Jean Collins was arrested in March of 2020 in the same county of Butler.
Police found almost five ounces of meth in Collins’ possession.
She had also pleaded guilty.