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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, July 14, 2016

Tahlequah Woman Sentenced To 48 Months Probation For Use Of Communication Device In Furtherance Of Drug Trafficking

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma announced that BRITTANI M. ROSS, age 26, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 4 years probation for USE OF A COMMUNICATION DEVICE IN FURTHERANCE OF DRUG TRAFFICKING, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 843(b).

The charges arose from an investigation by the Tulsa County Sheriff’s Department, Tahlequah Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration.

The Information alleged that on or about April 1, 2015, within the Eastern District of Oklahoma, the defendant, BRITTANI M. ROSS, knowingly, intentionally, and unlawfully used a communication facility, that is: a telephone (cellular or otherwise) in committing, causing, and facilitating acts constituting a felony under Title 21, United States Code, Section 846, in that the Defendant used a telephone to discuss various matters concerning Drug Conspiracy.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, presided over the hearing.

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson represented the United States.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated July 19, 2016