(Stillwater, Okla.) – A woman has been charged with smuggling three packages of methamphetamine on August 17 to a twice-convicted robber serving two concurrent 11-year prison terms in the Cimarron Correctional Facility in Cushing.
If convicted of smuggling and delivering the drugs to Cushing prison inmate Bashar Burks, the defendant, Christy Lee Curtis, 38, of Oklahoma City, could be incarcerated for five years and fined $1,000, according to the Payne County charge that was filed last week.
She remains free on $2,000 bond pending a Sept. 18 court appearance with an attorney to represent her on the felony charge, court records show.
According to state Department of Corrections records, the 25-year-old inmate from Oklahoma City has been in the Cushing prison for seven years.
Burks was convicted in 2008 of two separate robberies in Oklahoma City, one with a firearm and another with a dangerous weapon, both in 2007, DOC records show.
In both of those cases, Burks was given an 11-year prison term followed by nine years of probation, DOC records show.
Burks was also convicted in 2008 of additional counts of first-degree burglary and concealing stolen property in his armed robbery case, for which he was given concurrent prison terms of seven years and five years, DOC records show.
Burks was also convicted in 2008 of a separate charge of concealing stolen property in Oklahoma County, for which he was given a concurrent five-year prison term, DOC records show.