Gila River woman is latest to plead guilty for drug dealing

A member of the Gila River Indian Community in Arizona pleaded guilty in connection with a cocaine distribution ring on the reservation.

Christine Marie Jackson, 36, admitted that she sold crack cocaine to undercover agents. She is the 10th person to plead guilty for dealing drugs.

"Together with our law enforcement partners on the Gila River Indian Community, our office has secured drug convictions against 10 of 11 indicted defendants in this case and has rid the community of several known crack and meth dealers," U.S. Attorney Dennis Burke said in a press release.

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10th dealer convicted in Gila River Indian drug probe (The Arizona Republic 4/26)

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