83 Year Old Woman Busted for Cocaine and Money Laundering, LIVINGSTON, March 8, 2011 - FBI intelligence led investigators from the Texas Department of Public Safety with assistance from the Polk County Sheriff's Office to a house where an 83 year old woman was allegedly preparing to sell over a pound of cocaine (18 ounces). At approximately 10:45 am on March 8, 2011 investigators armed with a search warrant signed by District Judge Paul White of Lufkin, moved in on a residence off US-146 near Providence Road. The resident was 83 year old Wilma J. McQueen of Livingston. Investigators executed the search warrant and a short time later found the 18 ounces of cocaine wrapped in saran wrap in the kitchen freezer. According to intelligence, McQueen was reportedly to sell the cocaine for $14,000. Additionally, investigators found $20,000 cash on the premises. The cash is being held in an interest bearing account and is awaiting judicial proceedings while the cocaine will be sent to the DPS Crime Lab in Houston for testing. Wilma McQueen was placed under arrest without incident and now resides in the Polk County Jail. McQueen has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and money laundering.
Special thank you to the Texas Department of Public Safety
Investigators descended on this house off US-146 near Providence Road. 18 ounces of cocaine and $20,000 cash was found inside.
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