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Pass Christian woman pleads guilty to selling methadone

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PASS CHRISTIAN, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Pass Christian woman pled guilty Tuesday to possession with intent to distribute methadone. 

Mendez sold methadone to a confidential informant at her home two times in January. 

Agents with the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics obtained a search warrant for her home and executed it January 24.

While searching her home, agents found a mail package with 390 dosage units of methadone from Mexico and an envelope with $3,827 and 10 dosage units of methadone. 

Agents also found 11 prescriptions written to Mendez for 100 dosage units each. 

Mendez will be sentenced on May 8 at 10 a.m. She faces a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine.

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