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Posted at 9:48 AM ET, 01/13/2011

Brett Favre's sister faces charges after Mississippi meth bust

By Cindy Boren

Brett Favre's younger sister, Brandi, will be arraigned today in a Mississippi court on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine and generation of hazardous waste, both felonies.

brandi.jpgFavre, 34, and two others were arrested Wednesday after a meth lab was found in a condominium in Diamondhead, Miss. In addition, two other men were arrested and charged with sale of a controlled substance. One of the men was also charged with possession of meth with intent to distribute.

Matt Karl of the Hancock County, Miss., sheriff's department, said officers are "very familiar" with Brandi Favre. According to the Associated Press, Favre was charged with unlawful use of a weapon in connection with a drive-by shooting at a motel in Slidell, La., in 1996. Three years later, she and two other women were booked for felony shoplifting. Upon completion of a program, her charges were erased.

By Cindy Boren  | January 13, 2011; 9:48 AM ET
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Seems like little Ms. Favre has quite the history. Guess football at least took Brett away from that lifestyle, onto better things like sexual harassment.

Posted by: dcborn61 | January 13, 2011 10:27 AM | Report abuse

You never want it said that the local authorities are "very familiar" with you.

Anyway, doesn't it seem every week we get one of these sad stories about an athlete's parent, sibling, child or other relation? Not sure what this accomplishes. It doesn't do anything for me. I prefer to base my Favre schadenfreude on the man himself.

Posted by: NateinthePDX | January 13, 2011 11:49 AM | Report abuse

Brandi Favre is a punk and a thug.

Posted by: ProfessorWrightBSU | January 13, 2011 1:02 PM | Report abuse

With a face like that she was destined to be a meth manufacturer.

Posted by: taonima2000 | January 17, 2011 4:41 PM | Report abuse

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