A Galion woman is heading to prison for her role in the production of a meth lab.
Korinthia L. Wireman, 24, 675 Dawsett Ave., pleaded guilty to an amended charge of illegal assembly or possession of chemicals to manufacture drugs, a third-degree felony, and possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony.
Wireman was arrested on April 13 after a search warrant was executed at her residence. At that time, Galion Police Chief Brian Saterfield said evidence was seized indicating the manufacturing of methamphetamine in the garage utilizing the “Shake and Bake” method.
Also arrested in the drug bust was Dustin Lowe, 28, Galion. He is facing two felony charges of possession of drugs and one misdemeanor charge of possessing drug abuse instruments. His case is scheduled for a jury trial on June 28.
Judge Sean Leuthold sentenced Wireman to four years in prison and she must pay a mandatory drug fine of $5,000. Her driver’s license was suspended for six months and she must forfeit all drug-related property to the Galion Police Department.
A Galion man also received a prison sentence after pleading guilty to drug-related charges.
Michael L. Mullins, 40, 616 South St., pleaded guilty to possession of drugs, a fifth-degree felony, and was sentenced to eight months in prison. He also must pay a fine of $1,250 and his driver’s license was suspended for six months. Leuthold ordered him to forfeit all drug-related property to the Galion Police Department.
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