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Perry Pinner Pleads Guilty in U.S. Federal Cour

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

The United States Attorney's Office announced that during a federal court session in Missoula, on August 24, 2010, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeremiah C. Lynch, PERRY PINNER, a 35-year-old resident of Missoula, pled guilty to conspiracy to manufacture methamphetamine. Sentencing has been set for December 3, 2010. He is currently released on special conditions.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Tara J. Elliott stated the government would have proved at trial the following:

From May 2006, to April 4, 2008, PINNER was involved in a conspiracy with other individuals to manufacture marijuana in the Missoula area.

PINNER faces possible penalties of a mandatory minimum of 5 years in prison and could be sentenced to 40 years, a $2,000,000 fine and at least 4 years supervised release.

The investigation was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration.

A copy of the Offer of Proof can be obtained by contacting Sally Frank at (406) 247-4638.



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