By: Patti Weaver

(Stillwater, Okla.) — A Stillwater woman was released from the Payne County Jail Tuesday after posting $100,000 bond on a charge of drug trafficking on Sunday in a case investigated by the Stillwater Police Department.

Christy Dawn Hopkins, 45, who has a long criminal history in Payne County, has multiple prior methamphetamine possession convictions, court records show.

Hopkins, who has also been known by the surname of Reichman, has been ordered to appear in court Thursday for arraignment on her latest charge.

According to the state Department of Corrections and court records, Hopkins was previously convicted of:

* methamphetamine possession with intent to distribute in Payne County in 2010, for which she was given a three-year prison term in 2011 of which she served 11 months;

* methamphetamine possession with intent to distribute in Payne County in 2006, for which she was given a 10-year prison term in 2006 of which she served three years;

* methamphetamine possession with intent to distribute in Payne County in 2005, for which she was given a concurrent 10-year prison term in 2006 of which she served three years;

* drug trafficking in Payne County in 1999, for which she was given a 10-year prison term in 1999 of which she served nine years;

* being a felon in possession of a firearm in Payne County in 1999, for which she was given a concurrent 10-year prison term in 1999 of which she served five years;

* drug possession in Payne County in 1997, for which she was given a five-year prison term in 1997 of which she served three years and four months;

* drug possession with intent to distribute in Pontotoc County in 1997, for which she was given a prison term of six years, one month and 16 days of which she served almost four years;

* concealing stolen property in Payne County in 1994, for which she was given a concurrent five-year prison term in 1997 of which she served two years and two months;

* uttering forged instruments in Payne County in 1994, for which she was given a five-year prison term in 1995 of which she served two years and two months between 1997 and 1999;

* second-degree burglary in Payne County in 1994, for which she was given a five-year prison term in 1995 of which she served two years and two months between 1997 and 1999.

If convicted of her new drug trafficking charge that was filed today in Payne County, Hopkins could be given a life prison term.

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