LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - Three Lufkin residents have pleaded guilty to their parts in a federal meth conspiracy.
Federal court documents confirm Louis Ray Loving, 27, of Lufkin, entered a guilty plea on Monday on Count 41, which alleges he purchased pseudeophedrine on Aug. 6, 2009, at the Walmart in Lufkin, with intent to use it to cook meth.
Krystal Nicole Slusher, 25, of Lufkin, and Holly Linnea Vadelund, 20, of Lufkin, entered guilty pleas on Tuesday. Court documents show they waived their right to appear and made the pleas by video conference.
Slusher pleaded guilty to Count 103, which alleges she purchased pseudeophedrine on May 1, 2010, at a Walgreen's pharmacy in Lufkin.
Vadelund pleaded guilty to Count 105, which alleges she purchased pseudeophedrine on May 21, 2010, at a Lufkin Walgreen's.
Amanda Hodges, 25, of Diboll, Laura Fisher Vadelund, 20, of Lufkin, Gary Justin Kelley, 26, of Pollok, Robert Wayne Dillahunty, 40, of Lufkin, Steven Edward Beam, 25, of Huntington; Lyndsey Denise Miller, 21, of Lufkin; and Tiffany Lorelle Stovall, 22, of Lufkin, have already entered guilty pleas in the case.
Mandy Nicole Slomba, 21, of Lufkin, and Loyd Leon McElreath, 50, of Lufkin, are scheduled for a December 12 trial.
Terry Lee Loving, 25, of Lufkin, is the 13th defendant in the case, in which they are accused of a running a meth conspiracy ring.
Sentencings on the ten who plead guilty will be determined at a later date.