Report: Woman charged in illegal enrollment case to decide sentence

The attorney for the Bridgeport woman charged with illegally enrolling her son in the Norwalk Public School system, reportedly says his client is deciding whether

BRIDGEPORT - The attorney for the Bridgeport woman charged with illegally enrolling her son in the Norwalk Public School system, reportedly says his client is deciding whether to accept a deal for a six-year prison sentence.

As News 12 Connecticut has reported, Tanya McDowell is also accused of selling drugs in Norwalk and Bridgeport and pimping out two women.

The Hour newspaper reports McDowell was offered the six-year sentence during a court hearing today.

McDowell has until next month to make her decision.

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