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Thursday, February 2, 2017

Ohio Woman Pleads Guilty to Providing Inmate with Drugs

Abingdon, VIRGINIA – An Ohio woman, who conspired with others to provide an inmate at the United States Penitentiary (USP) Lee, in Lee County, Virginia with a prohibited object, pled guilty today to a federal conspiracy charge, Acting United States Attorney Rick A. Mountcastle announced.


Nicole Diane Shroyer, 36, of Kettering, Ohio, pled guilty today to one count of conspiring to provide an inmate of a prison a prohibited object, in this case methamphetamine. Shroyer will be sentenced on May 9, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.


According to evidence presented at today’s hearing by Assistant United States Attorney Randy Ramseyer, Shroyer and others and others she conspired with, made several phone calls to arrange transport of the methamphetamine to the inmate, who was housed at USP Lee. On January 31, 2016, Shroyer brought methamphetamine to USP Lee and surreptitiously provided the methamphetamine to an inmate.


The investigation of the case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Prisons. Assistant United States Attorney Randy Ramseyer prosecuted the case for the United States.

Updated February 2, 2017