BEAUMONT, TX (KTRE) - A federal judge sentenced an Angelina County duo who got caught with 54.3 grams of methamphetamine in an October 2013 traffic to federal prison time Tuesday.
Judge Ron Clark sentenced Amber Nicole Humphries, 32, of Lufkin, to nine years in federal prison for felony possession with the intent to distribute charge. In addition, she will be required to serve five years of supervised release after her prison sentence.
Stephen Scott Smith, 33, of Pollok, was sentenced to six years in federal prison. Like Humphries, he will have to serve five years of supervised release after he gets out of prison.
The pair was arrested by DPS troopers on Oct. 27, when they were pulled over on US 59 for a traffic violation. The trooper reported Humphries was driving with an invalid license and placed her under arrest.
The trooper then reported seeing a clear plastic bag containing meth next to the passenger seat and arrested Smith.
A DPS Narcotics team then searched the vehicle and reported finding a plastic bottle under the passenger seat, which also had meth. They also reported finding counterfeit cash.
A total of 54.3 grams of meth was seized in the bust.