[Nameplate] Fair ~ 53°F  
High: 78°F ~ Low: 51°F
Thursday, Apr. 24, 2014

East Prairie woman is sentenced to 120 months

Thursday, February 2, 2012

CAPE GIRARDEAU - A Mississippi County woman was sentenced to federal prison on a felony drug charge.

Elsie Gorostiza, also known as Nika Counts, 53, of East Prairie, will serve 120 months in prison on one felony count of possession with intent to distribute five grams or more of methamphetamine. Upon release from prison, Gorostiza will be placed on supervised release for eight years.

For the complete article and more stories from the Standard Democrat, click here to log on to the electronic edition.