Former court clerk pleads guilty to drug charge

TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A former court clerk in Catoosa faces up to
five years in prison after pleading guilty to federal drug-related
charges.
Federal prosecutors say 55-year-old Phyllis June Matthews
pleaded guilty Monday in federal court in Tulsa to distributing the
prescription painkiller hydrocodone.
Matthews - who has also used the last Addington - admitted
providing the painkiller in October and twice in November. She said
she didn't sell the pills - but gave them to an unspecified person.
Prosecutors say Matthews faces up to five years when sentenced
May 10 although federal sentencing guidelines could allow her to
avoid prison.
Matthews was fired when the federal indictment naming her was
unsealed in January.


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