Northwood woman sentenced to 43 months for her role in methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy
CONCORD, N.H. – DEA New England Division Special Agent in Charge Brian D. Boyle and United States Attorney Scott W. Murray announced that Victoria Duford, 27, formerly of Northwood, was sentenced to 43 months in prison for participating in a methamphetamine trafficking conspiracy.
According to court documents and statements made in court, from July 2016 through April 2017, Duford purchased large amounts of methamphetamine from her co-conspirator Katrina Jones. In addition, on at least six occasions during the same time period, Duford received postal packages containing large quantities of methamphetamine on behalf of Jones at addresses in New Hampshire. Duford would bring the packages to Jones, who would often give Duford a portion of the methamphetamine as payment.
Jones pleaded guilty to several counts of drug trafficking, including two counts of distributing methamphetamine. She was sentenced to serve 200 months in prison on Aug. 18, 2018.
Duford had previously pleaded guilty on July 10, 2018.
“DEA is committed to bring to justice those that distribute methamphetamine,” said Special Agent in Charge Boyle. “Today’s sentence not only holds Ms. Duford accountable for her crimes, but serves as a warning that DEA and its local, state and federal partners will do everything in our power to keep this highly addictive drug off the streets of New Hampshire.”
“Methamphetamine is a dangerous drug that has been appearing in New Hampshire with alarming frequency,” said U.S. Attorney Murray. “This drug can cause terrible harm to those who use it. In order to deter dealers, we will coordinate with all of our law enforcement partners to arrest, prosecute and incarcerate those who sell methamphetamine.”
This matter was investigated by the DEA, United States Postal Inspection Service and the N.H. Attorney General’s Drug Task Force.
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