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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Sawyer County Woman Sentenced to 4 Years for Methamphetamine Distribution

MADISON, WIS. – Scott C. Blader, United States Attorney for the Western District of Wisconsin, announced that Tabatha Case, 32, Stone Lake, Wisconsin, was sentenced last week by U.S. District Judge William Conley to four years in federal prison for possessing methamphetamine with intent to distribute.  Case pleaded guilty to this charge on January 3, 2019, and was sentenced on March 8. 

The government’s investigation revealed that Case regularly traveled to Minnesota between 2016 and 2018 to purchase large amounts of methamphetamine.  Case transported the methamphetamine back to Wisconsin and sold it in the Minong area.   

During the investigation, Case sold methamphetamine to a confidential source working with law enforcement on six separate occasions.  Case also sold over 20 firearms to methamphetamine suppliers and customers while she was actively dealing methamphetamine.  

The charge against Case was a result of an investigation conducted by the Washburn County Sheriff’s Office, Sawyer County Sheriff’s Office, Wisconsin Department of Justice Division of Criminal Investigation, and Federal Bureau of Investigation.  The prosecution of this matter was handled by Assistant U.S. Attorney Aaron Wegner. 

Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Updated March 12, 2019