Poteau woman faces lengthy stay in prison after plea deal on various drug-related charges
A Poteau woman with a fairly extensive criminal record on both sides of the state line was sentenced to 18 years in prison with an additional 20-year suspended this past week in Sebastian County Circuit Court.
Lacie Allison Dees Bavo (aka Lacie Allison Mitts) saw her charges reduced in a plea deal Wednesday but was still convicted of three Class Y felonies. She was convicted of trafficking schedule one or two controlled substances, trafficking mamphetamine, as well as possession of drug paraphernalia.
A charge of simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms was dismissed during the proceedings.
Dees-Bravo was given 18 years with 20 years suspended as to each Y felony to run concurrent with each other and a one-year Sebastian County Adult Detention Center sentence on the paraphernalia charge.
The 37-year-old Poteau woman has a varied and checkered background in both Arkansas and Oklahoma, including several arrests on various and a sundried charges over the years. She has been a steady customer of the court system in both states since 2013.
DSees-Bravo aaits transfer the Arkansas department of corrections at the Sebastian County Adult Detention Center.