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8th person sentenced in california-to-Wisconsin Marijuana Conspiracy

March 6, 2014

MADISON, WIS. -- John W. Vaudreuil, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Timothy Dover, 44, Rio, Wis., was sentenced today by U.S. District Judge Lynn S. Adelman to three years of probation for his role in a marijuana distribution conspiracy.  Judge Adelman imposed 180 days of home confinement as a condition of probation and directed that Dover perform 10 hours of community service each year of probation.  In explaining the sentence, Judge Adelman observed that Dover cooperated with the government and has worked steadily to support his family.              

Dover is the eighth and final member of the marijuana distribution network to be sentenced.  The other participants were sentenced as follows:

  • Chad Ruenger, 34, Waterloo, Wis., was sentenced on December 19, 2012, to 84 months in prison for possessing marijuana and using and carrying firearms in connection with that drug crime.
  • Joshua Campbell, 28, Madison, Wis., was sentenced on January 31, 2013, to three years in prison for conspiracy to distribute marijuana.
  • Daniel Frazier, 48, Fairfax, Cal., was sentenced on April 24, 2013, to five years in prison for conspiracy to distribute marijuana. 
  • Timothy Frazier, 50, and Didrik Petersen, 46, both also of Fairfax, were found to have held “limited” roles in the offense and were sentenced on April 24, 2013, to three years of probation for conspiracy to distribute marijuana.   
  • Eissa Kazi, 23, Madison, was sentenced on May 9, 2013, to five years in prison for possessing a firearm, a Glock 9 mm semi-automatic handgun, in connection with a conspiracy to distribute marijuana. 
  • Jeffrey Well, 34, Madison, Wis., was sentenced on January 29, 2014, to four years of probation for conspiring to distribute marijuana.    

The cases described above resulted from an investigation conducted by the Wisconsin Department of Justice, Division of Criminal Investigation and the Drug Enforcement Administration.  The prosecution of the cases has been handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Timothy M. O'Shea.


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