MISSOULA — Contending it was too lenient, a panel of appellate judges has vacated the prison sentence of former University of Montana quarterback Jason Washington, who was sentenced to two years in federal prison last year for growing and selling marijuana.
The medical-marijuana businessman who was convicted last spring on federal charges of distributing and manufacturing marijuana says he was unfairly targeted because of his status as a former University of Montana football player and a successful African-American entrepreneur.
MISSOULA — The Ravalli County Attorney’s Office has dropped charges accusing a former University of Montana quarterback turned medical marijuana entrepreneur of possessing and distributing marijuana in Ravalli County on the basis of double jeopardy protections.
HAMILTON – Former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jason Washington, sentenced last week in Missoula in a federal drug case, now faces felony drug charges in Ravalli County.
HAMILTON — Former University of Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jason Washington, sentenced last week in Missoula in a federal drug case, now faces felony drug charges in Ravalli County.
MISSOULA — Jason Washington, a former University of Montana quarterback turned businessman and medical-marijuana entrepreneur, was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison on federal drug charges.
HELENA — A man accused of placing $70 million in unwanted charges on phone bills nationwide has been sentenced to four years' probation on a separate charge related to a federal medical marijuana crackdown.
MISSOULA — A jury convicted Jason Washington of two drug counts but acquitted him of a firearms charge Thursday in U.S. District Court in Missoula.
MISSOULA — One of the last, and highest-profile, targets of a series of federal raids on medical marijuana businesses around Montana went on trial in U.S. District Court in Missoula on Monday.
MISSOULA — A judge has pushed back the trial of a former University of Montana quarterback and medical marijuana provider accused of breaking federal drug laws.
HELENA — A judge has sentenced a Somers man to five years of probation for his role in a medical marijuana operation that was dismantled in a federal crackdown.
HELENA — Now that a jury has found a medical marijuana provider guilty of drug and weapons charges, there are just two people left who could challenge a two-year federal investigation into Montana's pot industry by going to trial.
HELENA — A judge has sentenced two men who pleaded guilty to federal drug charges for their roles in a large medical marijuana operation allegedly run by a former Montana quarterback.
MISSOULA - Two men accused of being part of a medical marijuana operation allegedly run by former Montana Grizzlies quarterback Jason Washington pleaded guilty to federal drug charges on Wednesday.
HELENA — Three medical-marijuana operators accused of being involved in a Western Montana drug-trafficking organization have made plea agreements with federal prosecutors, deals that could add pressure to the alleged ringleader, a former University of Montana quarterback indicted last year.
HELENA — The trial has been delayed for a former University of Montana quarterback facing federal drug charges related to his medical marijuana business.
MISSOULA -- The trial of former University of Montana Grizzly quarterback Jason Washington and six co-defendants in a federal marijuana case has been delayed until at least October.
MISSOULA -- A former University of Montana Grizzly quarterback pleaded not guilty Thursday in federal court to a charge of conspiracy to manufacture and distribute marijuana.
HELENA - Federal agents claim in inadvertently released court documents that a former University of Montana quarterback caught up in a medical marijuana raid contemplated bribing police and politicians.
HELENA - Federal agents seized a 2006 Big Sky Conference championship ring belonging to a former University of Montana quarterback in a series of raids on medical marijuana providers earlier this month.