South Point woman headed to federal prison

Published 9:48 am Thursday, March 17, 2011

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A South Point woman was sentenced to prison on federal drug charges on Monday.

Mika Lynn Ross, 33, also known as “Mika Myers,” admitted to aiding and abetting the sale of crack cocaine to an undercover member of the Huntington Violent Crimes and Drug Task Force back on Aug. 19, 2010.

She pled guilty in September and was sentenced to 87 months in prison on Monday.

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According to U.S. Attorney, R. Booth Goodwin II, Ross was also arrested, along with three others, in March 2006 by the Cabell County Sheriff’s Department at the Huntington Inn after admitting to possession of 80.9 grams of crack cocaine, which she had intended to sell for profit.

On other occasions, Ross admitted to traveling with associates on several trips to Detroit to obtain crack or powder cocaine.

During the trips to Detroit, Ross and fellow associates traveled with thousands of dollars in cash that was intended to be used to complete drug transactions. Ross further admitted to being responsible for approximately 1.5 to 4.5 kilograms of crack cocaine.