Elkhart woman sentenced for smuggling medication

Brenda Hernandez

GOSHEN — An Elkhart woman who admitted to smuggling narcotics into prison won’t know exactly how long she’ll spend behind bars herself after being sentenced Thursday.

Brenda Hernandez, 35, pleaded guilty last month to dealing a Schedule III controlled substance, a lesser included offense to her original, more serious charge of dealing a controlled substance in the presence of a minor. She was sentenced to six years in the Indiana Department of Corrections, followed by four years in alternative placement and two years on probation.

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