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Cameron Smith Found Guilty in U.S. Federal Cour

Thursday, November 04, 2010

The United States Attorney's Office announced that on November 2, 2010, in Billings, after a federal district court trial before Senior U.S. District Judge Jack D. Shanstrom, CAMERON SMITH, a 38-year-old resident of Billings, was found guilty of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute and distribute over 500 grams of cocaine and possession with the intent to distribute over 500 grams of cocaine. A sentencing date will be set at a later time. He is currently detained.

Assistant U.S. Attorney James E. Seykora prosecuted the case for the United States.

SMITH 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 a cooperative effort between the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Montana Division of Criminal Investigation, the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.



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