Leader of Treasure Valley meth conspiracy pleads guilty

Leader of Treasure Valley meth conspiracy pleads guilty

Leader of Treasure Valley meth conspiracy pleads guilty

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by KTVB

KTVB.COM

Posted on September 23, 2013 at 3:02 PM

Updated Monday, Sep 23 at 3:10 PM

BOISE – Federal prosecutors say a Middleton man pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and interstate transportation in aid of racketeering.

According to court documents, 39-year-old Jason Lee Holmberg admitted being the leader of the conspiracy, which existed from May 2012 through April 18, 2013.

Holmberg faces a minimum of 10 years in prison on the conspiracy charge, a maximum fine of $10 million, and at least five years of supervised release. He also to five years in prison, a maximum fine of $250,000, and up to three years of supervised release on the second charge.

Sentencing is set for Dec. 2 before U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge.

Holmberg and 19 others were charged in an 89-count federal indictment in May with conspiracy to distribute meth, possession with intent to distribute meth, interstate transportation in aid of racketeering, and use of a communication device in drug trafficking.

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