Stafford Woman Sentenced to Three Years in Prison for Drug Conspiracy
ALEXANDRIA, VA—Patricia Mae Huntt, 52, of Stafford, Virginia, was sentenced today to 36 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. Dana J. Boente, U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia; Andrew G. McCabe, Assistant Director in Charge of the FBI’s Washington Field Office; Adam S. Lee, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Richmond Field Office; and Charles E. Jett, Stafford County Sheriff, made the announcement after sentencing by U.S. District Judge James C. Cacheris.
Huntt pleaded guilty on November 4, 2014. According to court documents, Huntt is a former patient of Dr. Nibedita Mohanty, a Stafford, Virginia, medical doctor who was indicted on July 24, 2014, on charges of conspiracy to distribute controlled substances, distribution of controlled substances, aiding and abetting health care fraud, and aiding and abetting money laundering. Mohanty is scheduled for a jury trial on February 24, 2015.
Beginning in January 2010, Huntt and other conspirators began seeing Dr. Mohanty to obtain large quantities of oxycodone and Dilaudid to distribute for profit. Huntt admitted to selling approximately 3,600 oxycodone pills and 1,200 Dilaudid pills over the previous year. Throughout the conspiracy Huntt was personally involved in the distribution of an amount of oxycodone and Dilaudid that is equivalent to at least 700 kilograms but less than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana.
The case was initiated and investigated by the FBI’s Washington Field Office, the FBI’s Richmond Field Office, and the Stafford County Sheriff’s Office. Assistant U.S. Attorney Gene Rossi and Special Assistant U.S. Attorneys Jennifer Ballantyne and Nicole Grosnoff prosecuted the case.
A copy of this press release may be found on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Related court documents and information may be found on the website of the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia or on PACER by searching for Case No. 1:14-cr-190.