California Man Indicted for Landing Plane Full of Marijuana in Alliance, Nebraska
United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced the unsealing of an Indictment charging Justin Woodcock, 29, South Lake Tahoe, California, with possession with intent to distribute more than 50 kilograms of marijuana. The Indictment follows Woodcock’s arrest in Alliance, Nebraska after he landed a plane there in March of 2012 which contained approximately 175 pounds of marijuana. Upon conviction, Woodcock faces up to 20 years in prison, up to a $1,000,000.00 fine, at least 3 years of supervised release and forfeiture of the airplane.
This case was investigated by Alliance Nebraska Police Department, Customs and Border Protection Agency, and Homeland Security Investigations.