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From the Courts - Federal Court: Box Elder man sentenced for scheme to smuggle meth into Cascade County jail


Last updated 2/26/2021 at 11:31am

From U.S. Attorney for the District of Montana

GREAT FALLS – A Box Elder man who admitted his role in scheme to smuggle methamphetamine into the Cascade County Detention Center by having inmates hide the drug inside their bodies was sentenced today to 42 months in prison and to three years of supervised release, Acting U.S. Attorney Leif Johnson said.

Franklin Troy Caplette, 36, pleaded guilty on Oct. 22, 2020 to possession with intent to distribute meth.

Chief U.S. District Judge Brian M. Morris presided.

The prosecution said in court documents that in May 2019, while Caplette was in...

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