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Leader Of Treasure Valley Meth Conspiracy Pleads Guilty
Boise, Idaho ( KMVT-TV / KTWT-TV ) - Jason Lee Holmberg, 39, of Middleton, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in federal court to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and interstate transportation in aid of racketeering, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Holmberg also agreed to forfeit assets associated with the illegal activities.
According to court documents, Holmberg admitted to being a leader of the conspiracy, which existed from May 2012 through April 18, 2013.
The charge of conspiracy to distribute more than 50 grams of actual methamphetamine is punishable by not less than 10 years in prison, a maximum fine of $10 million, and at least five years of supervised release. The charge of interstate transportation in aid of racketeering is punishable by up to five years in prison, a maximum fine of $250,000, and up to three years of supervised release.
Holmberg is set for sentencing on December 2, 2013, before U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge at the federal courthouse in Boise.
On May 16, 2013, Holmberg and 19 others were charged in an 89-count federal indictment with conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, interstate transportation in aid of racketeering, and use of a communication device in drug trafficking.