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U.S. Attorney’s Office
Western District of Virginia

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Two More Plead Guilty in Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Brian Boles and Robert Jolliffe Both Admit to Federal Drug Charge

ROANOKE, VIRGINIA – United States Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. announced today that two more men involved in a conspiracy that distributed methamphetamine have pled guilty in the United States District Court the Western District of Virginia in Roanoke.

Brian Lee Boles, 26, pled guilty today to one count of conspiracy to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. In a separate hearing, Robert Allen Jolliffe, 34, of Marion, Virginia, pled guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute a measurable quantity of methamphetamine.  

“Methamphetamine addiction is destroying communities all over Southwest Virginia and we must continue to be vigilant in prosecuting those who deal in this highly addictive substance,” United States Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. said today.

The investigation of the case was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Virginia State Police, the Wythe County Sheriff’s Office, the Smyth County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Marshals Service.  Assistant United States Attorney Andrew Bassford prosecuted the case for the United States.

Drug Trafficking
Updated May 31, 2016