Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance: Federal Court

Conspiracy to Possess a Controlled Substance Lawyer - MichiganCharge (Count 1): Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
~ Attempt to purchase 300 pounds of marijuana, $276,978 in cash seizedĀ 
Felony: Imprisonment for not less than 5 years and not more than 40 years and a fine of up to $2 million dollars
Charge (Count 2): Attempt to Possess with Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance
Felony: Imprisonment for not less than 5 years and not more than 40 years and a fine of up to $2 million dollars
Court: United States District Court – Eastern District of Michigan
Disposition: Plea bargain, guilty to Count 1, dismissal of Count 2, sentencing agreement to 27 months prison.
Note: Court agreed to recommend comprehensive drug treatment program entitling the defendant to complete incarceration in 18 months. Defendant was released from prison in 11 months. $100 fines and costs.