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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of North Dakota

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, April 29, 2013

Devils Lake Woman Sentenced on Federal Drug Charge

FARGO - U.S. Attorney Timothy Q. Purdon announced that on April 29, 2013, Ashley Lenoir of Devils Lake, N.D., was sentenced before U.S. District Judge Ralph R. Erickson on a charge of distribution of a controlled substance.

Judge Erickson sentenced Lenoir to five months’ imprisonment and five months of community confinement to be followed by three years of supervised release. Lenoir was ordered to pay a $100 special assessment to the Crime Victim's Fund.

Lenoir, 31, pleaded guilty on Feb. 5, 2013, to selling methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance, on the Spirit Lake Indian Reservation. The incident occurred on Aug.15, 2011.

The case was investigated by the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Janice M. Morley prosecuted the case.

Updated January 29, 2015