Shasta County woman sentenced in drug trafficking scheme

Jun 4, 2015 2:43 PM by News Staff

A Shasta Lake woman is going to prison for five years for her role in an interstate drug trafficking and money laundering scheme.

Aimee Sharon Burgess, 36, conspired with others to grow and then ship marijuana to from California to Pennsylvania where it was sold.

When federal agents searched the house that she shared with co-defendant, Glen Edward Meyers in September 2013, they discovered numerous guns, 20 pounds of processed marijuana packaged for resale, as well as cash, heat sealers, and other items indicative of drug trafficking.

Court records show Burgess and Myers also owner a warehouse where federal agents found a grow operation with 490 plants.

Meyers has been sentenced to eight years in prison for his role in the case.


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