|Published: 9:08 PM, 09/20/2013
||Last updated: 9:08 PM, 09/20/2013
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
GREENEVILLE—Kathleen Laws Garrett, 51, of Newport, was
sentenced on September 19, 2013, to serve 51 months in prison, by the Honorable
Leon Jordan, U.S. District Judge. Garrett pleaded guilty to a May 2013
federal indictment charging her and her son, Clayton Carroll Owenby, with
threatening to retaliate against a witness.
Garrett’s son, Owenby, had been previously charged in an
oxycodone distribution conspiracy, which involved nine individuals obtaining
prescriptions for oxycodone from various pain clinics and physicians across the
state of Tennessee and then redistributing the drug in the Eastern District of
Tennessee. Owenby pleaded guilty to the drug distribution conspiracy and
admitted that he obtained 5,718 total dose units (totaling 176,240 milligrams)
of oxycodone from multiple physicians.
For more details, see this weekend's edition of The Newport Plain Talk.
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