CAPE GIRARDEAU - Sally Limbaugh, 43, of New Madrid County was sentenced to 121 months in prison Monday when she appeared in federal court before U.S. District Judge Jean C. Hamilton.
Limbaugh was convicted of one felony count of unlawful possession of pseudoephedrine knowing it would be used to manufacture methamphetamine. She had previously admitted that at approximately 4:30 p.m. May 19, 2004, officers with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety had executed a search warrant at her apartment, which had been issued by the Circuit Court of New Madrid County.
Recovered from within her home were 2,040 60-milligram pseudoephedrine pills (totaling 122.4 grams of actual pseudoephedrine; four small bags of suspected methamphetamine (combined total estimated weight of 1.6 grams), syringe loaded with methamphetamine prepared for injection, chemicals utilized in the methamphetamine manufacturing process and various other items associated with the manufacture and use of methamphetamine.
Limbaugh was present at the time of the execution of the search warrant. She was advised of her constitutional rights, however she waived those rights and agreed to be interviewed by the officers. Limbaugh admitted that she had been in possession of the pseudoephedrine with the intent that it would ultimately be used in the manufacture of meth.
Upon release from prison, she will be placed on supervised release for three years.