South Beloit woman indicted for possession

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MADISON - A South Beloit woman was indicted Wednesday for possession of methamphetamines by federal grand jury for the Western District of Wisconsin in Madison.

Cheryl Barrera, 50, faces the charge of possessing 50 grams or more of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute. The indictment alleges she possessed the drugs on Oct. 17, 2016.

If convicted, Barrera faces a mandatory minimum penalty of five years and a maximum of 40 years in federal prison. The charges against her are the result of an investigation by the FBI's Safe Streets Task Force.

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