Lufkin meth 'smurfer' gets 46 months in federal prison

Krystal Slusher. (Source: Angelina County Jail.)
Krystal Slusher. (Source: Angelina County Jail.)

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) - A Lufkin woman will spend the next 46 months in prison following a sentencing hearing in federal court Wednesday.

Krystal Nicole Slusher, 26, will spend three years under supervision after her release.

Slusher pleaded guilty in November to purchasing pseudeophedrine with the intention of it being used to make meth. The practice is known in those circles as "smurfing."

Slusher pleaded guilty to Count 103, which alleges she purchased pseudeophedrine on May 1, 2010, at a Walgreen's pharmacy in Lufkin.

A federal grand jury indicted Slusher and 12 others last year in a meth conspiracy ring.

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