Boise Woman Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Meth
BOISE – Bobbi Eileen Woolsey, 35, of Boise, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court to conspiring to distribute methamphetamine, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced.
A federal grand jury indicted Woolsey and ten other defendants on July 9, 2013. The superseding indictment alleges that Woolsey and ten other co-conspirators agreed to distribute methamphetamine. It also alleges that several co-conspirators distributed methamphetamine, unlawfully possessed firearms, and brandished and discharged a firearm in furtherance of the drug conspiracy.
Woolsey is scheduled to be sentenced on February 25, 2013, by U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge at the federal courthouse in Boise. Three other defendants have pleaded guilty and are set for sentencing on February 24, 2013.
The charge of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine is punishable by up to life imprisonment, a maximum fine of $10 million, and a minimum term of five years of supervised release.
The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Nampa Police Department, and the Treasure Valley Metro Violent Crime Task Force. The task force is comprised of federal, state and local agencies, including the Boise Police Department, Ada County Sheriff’s Office, Caldwell Police Department, Nampa Police Department, Meridian Police Department, Canyon County Sheriff’s Office, and the Idaho Department of Probation and Parole.
The case is being prosecuted by the Special Assistant U.S. Attorney hired by the Treasure Valley Partnership and the State of Idaho to address gang crimes. The Treasure Valley Partnership is comprised of a group of elected officials in southwest Idaho dedicated to regional coordination, cooperation, and collaboration on creating coherent regional growth. For more information, visit treasurevalleypartners.org.
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