Deputy coroner pleads guilty to dealing a controlled substance
La Porte County Deputy Coroner Dawn Maxson pleaded guilty to two of the charges against her as part of a plea agreement.
Maxson pleaded guilty to dealing in a scheduled I, II or III controlled substance, a level 5 felony, and dealing in a scheduled I, II, or III controlled substance, a level 4 felony.
Maxson was accused of exchanging 106 prescription pills for over $800 in seven separate deals.
Detectives said the narcotics were prescribed to her.
She will be sentenced in March 2016.