St. Petersburg Woman Sentenced To Nine Years For Conspiracy To Possess And Distribute Cocaine
Tampa, Florida – U.S. District Judge Charlene Edwards Honeywell has sentenced Nicole Caudill (28, St. Petersburg) to nine years in federal prison for conspiracy to possess and distribute crack and powder cocaine. She pleaded guilty on December 29, 2014.
According to court documents, from March 2013 to October 2014, Caudill and a another individual sold a variety of illegal narcotics, including crack and powder cocaine, to a confidential informant. A search warrant executed at her residence revealed, among other items, two firearms, crack and powder cocaine, and prescription pills. Law enforcement officers also seized more than $100,000 in unlawful drug proceeds (in the form of cash and jewelry) from various safe deposit boxes belonging to Caudill and a co-conspirator.
This case was investigated by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. It was prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Rachel Jones.