Federal judge continues case for Lufkin meth suspect

Mandy Slomba mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail.
Mandy Slomba mug shot courtesy of Angelina County Jail.

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A federal judge has granted a continuance in the case of a Lufkin woman accused in a federal meth conspiracy.

Mandy Nicole Slomba, 21, of Lufkin, is the final of 13 defendants who has not nor is yet scheduled to plead guilty.

U.S. District Judge Ron Clark approved the motion for continuance, setting a new trial date for January 3.

Federal court documents show Terry Lee Loving, 25, of Lufkin, and Loyd Leon McElreath, 50, of Lufkin, will enter new pleas on Thursday, beginning at 2 p.m.

Loving will plead guilty to two charges. Count One, conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine, alleges he conspired with others to cook meth. Count 122, possession of listed chemicals, alleges Loving bought pseudeophedrine on Oct. 22, 2010, at the Walmart in Lufkin.

McElreath will plead guilty to Count 72, possession of listed chemicals, which alleges he purchased pseudeophedrine on Jan. 20, 2010, at the Walmart in Lufkin.

Krystal Nicole Slusher, 25, of Lufkin, Holly Linnea Vadelund, 20, of Lufkin, Louis Ray Loving, 27, of Lufkin, 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.

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