Texas woman sentenced to prison for third time after being busted for dealing meth, officials say

COLLIN COUNTY, Texas – A Texas woman has been sentenced to 35 years in prison after pleading guilty to her third drug charge in the last decade, according to officials. The Collin County Criminal District Attorney’s Office said Monica Gonzales, 37, of McKinney, was arrested after police found 34.9 grams of methamphetamine on her person during a traffic stop. Plano Texas Police Department Narcotics Detective David Farrington testified as an expert to explain the amount of meth Gonzales had on her was not for personal use. Farrington said a personal use amount of methamphetamine is 0.2 grams, so Gonzales had over 170 doses with her at the time.

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