Jackson, TN – Bridget Nicole Bickings, 31, of Hardin County, Tennessee, has been sentenced to over 12 years in federal jail for conspiring with others to own with the intent to distribute over 50 grams of precise methamphetamine. United States Legal professional Kevin Ritz introduced the sentence at present.
In accordance with info offered in court docket, on April 18, 2021, at roughly 1:45 a.m., officers with the Savannah Police Division initiated a visitors cease on a silver car for failing to cease at a cease signal. Bickings was driving the car and a male topic within the entrance passenger seat. Officers instantly smelled the odor of marijuana coming from contained in the car. Bickings gave the officers a small marijuana joint and said that she had smoked marijuana roughly 45 minutes in the past.
After each occupants have been faraway from the car, Bickings handed the officers a Ruger .380 pistol, and the male passenger advised the police that there was a 9mm handgun below the entrance passenger seat. Officers discovered $4,000 in money on her individual together with a small white envelope containing a number of small blue Xanax drugs. As officers tried to position Bickings in custody, she ran away however was finally captured and arrested. An additional search of the car revealed over 12 ounces of methamphetamine, a field of baggies, a digital scale, and a number of rounds of 9mm and .22 caliber ammunition.
Throughout a post-arrest Mirandized interview, Bickings admitted to purchasing and promoting over 200 kilos of methamphetamine in the course of the previous few years.
On November 3, 2022, United States District Decide J. Daniel Breen sentenced Bickings to 151 months imprisonment, to be adopted by 5 years of supervised launch. There isn’t a parole within the federal system.
This case was investigated by the Savannah Police Division, FBI, DEA, and ATF.
United States Legal professional Kevin Ritz thanked Assistant United States Legal professional Josh Morrow, who prosecuted this case.
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