N.C. Man Gets Nine Years For Trying To Make Meth

A North Carolina man is facing a nine-year prison sentence for attempting to make methamphetamine in a Maryland motel room.

Thomas Roman of Raeford was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Baltimore. He pleaded guilty to attempting to manufacture methamphetamine.

Authorities say the 27-year-old Roman was one of three people who acquired items to make 4 ounces of methamphetamine. They were charged by county sheriff's deputies after a search at the motel in Edgewood, Maryland.

Valerie James of Goldsboro and Donald Evans of Pikeville previously pleaded guilty to drug conspiracy. James received a six-year prison sentence. Evans is to be sentenced May 31st.