By Jeff Labrecque
August 08, 2011 at 09:07 PM EDT

Felicia “Snoop” Pearson, the Baltimore woman who played an assassin in the HBO drama, The Wire, pleaded guilty to a conspiracy charge to distribute heroin, according to the Associated Press. Pearson had initially maintained her innocence after being arrested in a police drug sweep in March. Her attorney said that she changed her plea so as not to have to deal with the charges; she was sentenced to three years of supervised probation.

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