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Maria Lourdes Moe Sentenced in U.S. District Court

Thursday, August 08, 2013

The United States Attorney's Office announced that during a federal court session in Helena, on August 8, 2013, before U.S. District Judge Sam E. Haddon, MARIA LOURDES MOE, a 42-year-old resident of Helena, was sentenced to a term of:

Prison: 66 months

Special Assessment: $100

Supervised Release: 4 years

MOE was sentenced after a federal district court trial in which she was found guilty of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Paulette L. Stewart prosecuted the case for the United States.

Because there is no parole in the federal system, the "truth in sentencing" guidelines mandate that MOE will likely serve all of the time imposed by the court. In the federal system, MOE does have the opportunity to earn a sentence reduction for "good behavior." However, this reduction will not exceed 15% of the overall sentence.

The investigation was a cooperative effort between the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Montana Division of Criminal Investigation, the Missouri River Drug Task Force, the Drug Enforcement Administration, and the Spokane Regional Drug Task Force.



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