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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Kansas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, November 14, 2013

Man Pleads Guilty In Salina Drug Trafficking Case

TOPEKA, KAN. – A man has pleaded guilty in a federal drug trafficking case in Salina, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom said today.

Jon Reed Woodbridge, 23, Salina, Kan., pleaded guilty to one count of using a telephone with texting capabilities in furtherance of drug trafficking. In his plea, Woodbridge admitted that on Feb. 7, 2013, he used telephone texting technology to facilitate trafficking in marijuana.

He is set for sentencing Feb. 3, 2014. He faces a maximum penalty of eight years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000.

Co-defendants are:
Abigail Torres Soto, who is set for sentencing Feb. 14, 2014.
Delaine Rae Romeo, who is set for sentencing Jan. 27, 2014.

Grissom commended the 1-70/I-35 Drug Task Force, the Salina Police Department and Assistant U.S. Attorney Richard Hathaway for their work on the case.