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Warwick Woman Admits Role in Methamphetamine Trafficking Conspiracy

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE – A thirty-eight-year-old Warwick woman today admitted to a federal judge that she participated in a conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine during which, on at least ten occasions, she sold crystal meth to others, announced United States Attorney Zachary A. Cunha.

According to information presented to the court, between March and June 2021, Wendy Greene sold a total of 447 grams of crystal meth to various individuals. Greene personally sold the drugs on nine occasions while being surveilled by members of the FBI’s Rhode Island Safe Streets Gang Task Force. On at least one occasion, she enlisted another individual to make the delivery.

Appearing in U.S. District Court, Greene pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute methamphetamine. She is scheduled to be sentenced on August 22, 2023. The defendant’s sentence will be determined by a federal judge after consideration of the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines and other statutory factors.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorney Christine D. Lowell.

The matter was investigated by the Rhode Island FBI Safe Streets Gang Task Force, with significant assistance provided by the Warwick Police Department.

The Rhode Island FBI Safe Streets Gang Task Force consists of agents and law enforcement officers from the FBI, United States Marshals Service, Central Falls Police Department, Cranston Police Department, Pawtucket Police Department, Providence Police Department, West Warwick Police Department, Woonsocket Police Department, and Rhode Island State Police.

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Contact

Jim Martin

(401) 709-5357

Updated May 22, 2023

Topic
Drug Trafficking
Press Release Number: 23-63