FAYETTEVILLE – David Clay Fowlkes, Acting United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas, announced that Jennifer Brunos, age 38, of Fayetteville, Arkansas was sentenced to 136 months in federal prison followed by four years of supervised release on one count of Possession with Intent to Distribute more than 50 grams of a mixture or substance containing Methamphetamine. The Honorable Judge Timothy L. Brooks presided over the sentencing hearing in the United States District Court in Fayetteville.
According to court records Brunos was stopped by law enforcement officers for a traffic violation. Subsequently, Brunos was found to possess 293.7 gross grams of methamphetamine in nine (9) separate bags hidden in different areas in the vehicle.
The methamphetamine possessed by Brunos was field tested and tested positive for the presence of methamphetamine. Additionally, the methamphetamine was sent to the DEA laboratory and tested positive for 274 grams of actual methamphetamine.
Brunos was indicted by a federal grand jury in June of 2019, and entered a guilty plea in August of 2019.
This case was investigated by the Fourth Judicial Drug Task Force and the Drug Enforcement Administration. Assistant United States Attorney Amy Driver prosecuted the case for the Western District of Arkansas.