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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Poteau Woman Pleads Guilty To Drug Conspiracy, Methamphetamine Distribution

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA – The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that Laci Marie Fox a/k/a Laci Marie Noah, age, 27, of Poteau, Oklahoma, pled guilty to Drug Conspiracy, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(A), punishable by not less than 5 or more than 40 years imprisonment, up to a $5,000,000.00 fine, or both; and to Distribution of Methamphetamine, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(C), punishable by not more than 20 years imprisonment, up to a $1,000,000.00 fine, or both. 
                
The Indictment alleged that beginning on or about a date uncertain in 2015 and continuing until on or about January 9, 2017, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, the defendant, did knowingly and intentionally combine, conspire, confederate and agree with others known and unknown to the Grand Jury, to commit offenses against the United States in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 841, as follows: possession with intent to distribute and distribution of 50 grams or more of a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance. 

The Indictment further alleged that on or about September 1, 2016, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, did knowingly and intentionally distribute a mixture or substance containing a detectable amount of methamphetamine, a Schedule II controlled substance. 

The charges arose from an investigation by the Poteau Police Department, the District 16 Narcotics Task Force, and the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics. 

The Honorable Kimberly E. West, U.S. Magistrate Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, accepted the plea and ordered the completion of a presentence investigation report. 

Assistant United States Attorney Christopher Wilson represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated March 1, 2018