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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of Montana

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Billings Woman Gets Two Years For Role In Meth Conspiracy Karrie Marie Stoltenberg

The United States Attorney's Office announced that on April 3, 2014, before U.S. District Judge Susan P. Watters, Karrie Marie Stoltenberg, a 40 year-old resident of Billings, Montana, was sentenced to a term of 24 months imprisonment, three years supervised release, and a $100 special assessment. Stoltenberg was sentenced in connection with her guilty plea to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Brendan McCarthy, during the course of an investigation into the sales of methamphetamine by J.S. and H.R. in the Billings, Montana area, agents learned that J.S. had kept a safe containing methamphetamine at the Billings Heights residence of Karrie Marie Stoltenberg. Agents confirmed through multiple sources that Stoltenberg allowed J.S. to keep the safe at her house from October to November of 2012. Agents also confirmed that Stoltenberg knew that the safe contained methamphetamine. A cooperating witness admitted that she stole the safe from Stoltenberg's residence in November of 2012, and the safe contained less than a pound of methamphetamine.

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Updated January 14, 2015