Worden couple admit meth trafficking crimes
10 pounds of meth found in vehicle
BILLINGS (STL.News) A Worden couple admitted methamphetamine trafficking charges after drug task force investigators found 10 pounds of meth in their vehicle, Acting U.S. Attorney Leif Johnson said.
Lisa Marie Fish, 39, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute meth. Fish’s husband, Bo Bryan Fish, 40, pleaded guilty on Jan. 27 to possession with intent to distribute meth. Each faces a mandatory minimum 10 years to life in prison, a $10 million fine and at least five years of supervised release.
U.S. District Judge Susan P. Watters presided. Lisa Fish was released pending further proceedings. A sentencing date was set for June 16.
U.S. Magistrate Judge Timothy J. Cavan presided at the hearing for Bo Fish. Bo Fish was detained pending further proceedings. A sentencing date has not yet been set.
The prosecution said in court documents filed in the case that between January and March 2020, the Eastern Montana High Intensity Drug Task Force began investigating Bo and Lisa Fish for involvement in drug trafficking.
Cooperating witnesses told investigators that both defendants were involved in meth trafficking and that Bo Fish took trips to Colorado to acquire bulk quantities of meth, ranging from five to 20 pounds per trip.