Texas Woman Faces 10 Years In Heroin Case

An October 13 sentencing date has been set for a Texas woman who pleaded guilty in New Orleans to conspiracy to distribute heroin.

U.S. Attorney Kenneth Polite's office said in a news release that 51-year-old Martha Quinones of Houston pleaded guilty Thursday.

The possible sentence is 10 years to life. Prosecutors say she was part of a heroin trafficking organization that operated in New Orleans' Central City area.

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