LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Two Angelina County women pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to their parts in a meth conspiracy case.
Sentencing for Amanda Hodges, 25, of Diboll, and Laura Fisher Vadelund, 20, of Lufkin, will be held at a later date.
Documents show Hodges pleaded guilty to Count 68 of the indictment, which alleges she purchased pseudeophedrine at a Walgreen's Pharmacy in Lufkin on Dec. 17, 2009, for the purpose of cooking meth and Vadelund pleaded gullty to Count 134, which alleges she purchased pseudeophedrine at a Walgreen's Pharmacy in Lufkin on Nov. 20, 2010 for the same purpose.
Three more defendants named in the 149-count meth conspiracy case indictment are scheduled to enter guilty pleas on Friday, bringing the number of guilty pleas in the case to seven.
Steven Edward Beam, 25, of Huntington; Lyndsey Denise Miller, 21, of Lufkin; and Tiffany Lorelle Stovall, 22, of Lufkin, are each set to enter their pleas in the federal courthouse in Beaumont.
Gary Justin Kelley, 26, of Pollok, and Robert Wayne Dillahunty, 40, of Lufkin, have already entered guilty pleas in the case.
According to court documents, Miller will plead guilty to Count 52, a charge of possession of listed chemicals, which alleges she purchased pseudeophedrine on Oct. 29, 2009, at the Walmart in Lufkin. Stovall will plead guilty to Count 119 of the indictment, which alleges she purchased pseudeophedrine on Oct. 22, 2010, at a Lufkin CVS Pharmacy. Beam will plead guilty to Count 137, which alleges he purchased the drug on Nov. 20, 2010, at a CVS Pharmacy in Lufkin.
The remaining defendants in the case are:
Louis Ray Loving, 27, of Lufkin.
Terry Lee Loving, 25, of Lufkin.
Holly Linnea Vadelund, 20, of Lufkin.
Krystal Nicole Slusher, 25, of Lufkin.
Mandy Nicole Slomba, 21, of Lufkin.
Loyd Leon McElreath Jr., 50, of Lufkin.
They are scheduled for a November 14 trial.