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Judge releases former Griz QB convicted on medical pot charges from prison

MISSOULA — Jason Washington is a free man.

October 16, 2014 9:15 amLoading…

Appeals court: Former UM quarterback's drug sentence was too lenient

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.

June 26, 2014 5:28 pmLoading…

Jason Washington says he was targeted for drug charges

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.

August 06, 2013 11:54 pmLoading…

Ravalli County Attorney’s Office drops drug charges against ex-Griz QB

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.

July 31, 2013 5:30 amLoading…

Former Griz QB Washington 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.

May 09, 2013 6:54 am Related Loading…

Former Griz Washington 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.

May 08, 2013 7:16 pmLoading…
Former Griz QB Washington gets prison for federal drug charges

Former Griz QB Washington gets prison for federal drug charges

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.

May 02, 2013 7:16 am Related Loading…
Lolo man sentenced on medical-marijuana charge

Lolo man sentenced on medical-marijuana charge

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.

February 26, 2013 5:59 pm Related Loading…

Former UM quarterback Washington found guilty of federal drug charges

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.

January 18, 2013 6:50 amLoading…

Former Griz QB Washington goes on trial on drug charges

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.

January 14, 2013 6:42 pmLoading…

Medical marijuana provider's trial pushed back

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.

December 06, 2012 5:11 pmLoading…

Medical marijuana provider gets probation sentence

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.

October 05, 2012 4:20 pmLoading…

Medical pot verdict bodes ill for other providers

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.

September 28, 2012 3:00 pmLoading…

2 sentenced in medical marijuana arrests

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.

September 07, 2012 4:56 pmLoading…

2 men connected to former UM quarterback plead guilty to federal pot charges

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.

May 10, 2012 7:52 amLoading…

3 accused in medical pot ring strike plea deals

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.

May 03, 2012 2:35 pmLoading…

Drug trial delayed for ex-Montana quarterback

HELENA — The trial has been delayed for a former University of Montana quarterback facing federal drug charges related to his medical marijuana business.

February 23, 2012 8:16 amLoading…

Federal drug trial delayed for former Griz QB, 6 co-defendants

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.

February 21, 2012 12:01 pmLoading…

Former Grizzly pleads not guilty to federal drug charges

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.

January 19, 2012 6:09 pmLoading…

Feds say medical marijuana dealer, former Griz QB mulled bribes

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.

January 10, 2012 1:36 pmLoading…

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