|Published: 8:31 AM, 02/25/2013
||Last updated: 8:31 AM, 02/25/2013
Author: Michael Thomason
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
A Sweetwater man charged with various
drug crimes by the federal government will spend at least five years
in jail after he pleaded guilty on Feb. 12.
Brandon Lynn Steele, 34, was arrested
last fall after an investigation showed he and Boonie Stokes and Dean
Grissom were making methamphetamine at a house on Creek Road outside
Steele and Stokes are both alleged to
be involved with the Jim Miller murder in 2011, but neither man has
ever been charged in connection with that case and this charge and
plea had nothing to do with Miller.
Steele pleaded guilty to conspiracy to
manufacture and distribute five grams of methamphetamine or 50 grams
or more of a mixture and substance containing a detectable amount of
methamphetamine. In exchange, the state agreed to drop any and all
See full story in the Sunday, Feb. 24, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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