Colorado Woman Indicted for Drug Conspiracy
April 25, 2011
Contact: Mark E. Salter
Assistant United States Attorney
U.S. Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine and Marijuana.
Kirstin Myrum, age 20, was indicted by a federal grand jury on April 19, 2011, for Conspiracy to Distribute Cocaine and Marijuana. She appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Veronica L. Duffy on April 25, 2011, and pled not guilty to the indictment. The maximum penalty upon conviction is 20 years of imprisonment and/or a $250,000 fine. The charge is merely an accusation, and Myrum is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.
The investigation is being conducted by Homeland Security /ICE, and Special Assistant U.S. Attorney Ted L. McBride is prosecuting the case. Myrum was remanded to the custody of the U.S. Marshal. A trial date has not yet been set.
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