Tina Marie Silva Sentenced to 5 Years on “Ice” Distribution Charge

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Guam – United States Attorney for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands, announced that Tina Marie Silva  was sentenced Thursday in the District Court of Guam, before the Honorable Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood.

The 48 year old Silva was sentenced to 5 years imprisonment, plus four years supervised release to be served upon completion of her prison sentence. 

She pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute more than five grams of methamphetamine on August 30, 2011. Silva mailed methamphetamine to Guam from California. Silva later moved to Guam where she was arrested on June 22, 2011 by DEA agents.

This case was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Clyde Lemons and investigated by federal agents and Task Force Officers assigned to the Drug Enforcement Administration, the U.S. Postal Inspection Service, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. Other officers from the Guam Police Department and the Guam Customs and Quarantine Agency also participated in the investigation.