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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, August 22, 2016

Two Sentenced for Roles in Methamphetamine Conspiracy

Summer Booher and Stacey Doane Conspired with others to Trafficking Meth into SW Virginia

ABINGDON, VIRGINIA – Two members of a methamphetamine conspiracy that trafficked large quantities of the drug from Atlanta to Southwest Virginia, were sentenced today in the United States District Court for the Western District of Virginia in Abingdon, United States Attorney John P. Fishwick Jr. announced.

Summer Deborah Booher, 22, of Blunt City, Tennessee, previously pled guilty to one count of conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. Today in District Court, Booher was sentenced to 60 months in federal prison. Stacy Lee Doane, 31, of Bristol, Virginia, previously pled guilty to one count of conspiring to possess with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. Today in District Court, Doane was sentenced to 72 months in federal prison.

“We will continue to be vigilant in stopping the flow of methamphetamine into Southwest Virginia,” United States Attorney Fishwick said today. “Conspiracies, like the one prosecuted in this case, will be held accountable for their actions.”

According to evidence presented at previous hearings by Assistant United States Attorney Zachary T. Lee, the defendants were part of a methamphetamine conspiracy that transported and distributed multiple pounds of crystal methamphetamine between Atlanta, Georgia, Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia.

The investigation of the case was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Bristol, Virginia Police Department, the Bristol, Tennessee Police Department, the Abingdon Police Department and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Assistant United States Attorney Zachary T. Lee prosecuted the case for the United States.

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated August 22, 2016