Pulaski County woman sentenced to 70 months in prison for federal drug charge

A woman in neighboring Pulaski County has been sentenced to five years and 10 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to a drug charge, according to a report in the Somerset Commonwealth Journal.

Angela Burdine, 31, will also need to undergo four years of supervised release upon release from prison, per the report.

Burdine pleaded guilty in November to Possession With Intent to Distribute 500 Grams or More of a Mixture Containing Methamphetamine, A Mixture Containing Heroin and a Quantity of Pills Containing Alprazolam.

According to the plea agreement, Burdine admitted that in October 2021, a search warrant executed by law enforcement located more than 500 grams of meth, 400 Xanax pills and a large quantity of heroin at her residence.

The report says she admitted she intended to sell those items.

Burdine was arrested at her residence by the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office with assistance from the Lake Cumberland Area Drug Task Force and Kentucky State Police.

According to the PCSO report at the time, when deputies forced entry into the residence, they located Burdine in the bathroom of the residence attempting to flush items.

To see the Commonwealth Journal report, click here.