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Informational: Federal Court Arraignments

U.S. Attorney’s Office June 24, 2013
  • District of Montana (406) 657-6101

The United States Attorney’s Office announced that during a federal court session in Billings on June 24, 2013, before U.S. Magistrate Judge Carolyn S. Ostby, the following individuals were arraigned:

Karrie Marine Stoltenberg, a 39-year-old resident of Billings, appeared on a charge of possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. She is currently detained. If convicted of this charge, Stoltenberg faces possible penalties of a mandatory minimum of five years and could be sentenced to 40 years, a $5,000,000 fine, and four years’ supervised release. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brendan P. McCarthy is the prosecutor for the United States. The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Task Force.

Jamie Lynn Strosky, a 33-year-old resident of Shepherd, appeared on charges of conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute, possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine, and distribution of methamphetamine. She is currently detained. If convicted of these charges, Strosky faces possible penalties of a mandatory minimum of five years and could be sentenced to 40 years, a $5,000,000 fine, and four years’ supervised release. Assistant U.S. Attorney Brendan P. McCarthy is the prosecutor for the United States. The investigation was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation Task Force.

The defendants pled not guilty to the charges.

The charge, an indictment, information, or complaint, is merely an accusation, and all persons named as defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty. A pre-trial conference and a trial date will be set and the United States will be required to prove the allegations set forth in the indictment beyond a reasonable doubt.