Bridgeport woman gets 10 years in drug case

Federal authorities say 25-year-old Amonda Mendez, also known as M Dot, distributed large amounts of heroin and cocaine.

Federal authorities say 25-year-old Amonda Mendez, also known as M Dot, distributed large amounts of heroin and cocaine. (6/24/16)

BRIDGEPORT - A Bridgeport woman will spend the next 10 years in prison for distributing large amounts of heroin, cocaine and prescription pills.

Federal authorities say 25-year-old Amonda Mendez, also known as M Dot, was sentenced yesterday.

She was arrested last year after investigators say a wiretap revealed Mendez was planning to retaliate for a shooting.

Authorities say officers found narcotics, two guns and $10,000 in cash inside her apartment.

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