3 sentenced in Bowling Green federal drug trafficking conspiracy
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – A third person has been sentenced in a Bowling Green federal drug trafficking conspiracy.
The latest sentence took place March 7 for Glenn Budd, 41. The United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky says it sentenced Budd to 10 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release.
Officials say Glenn planned to possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a methamphetamine mixture.
On Feb. 1, Rickshard Collins, 31, received the same sentence after officials say he planned to possess with the intent to distribute 1,288.6 grams of methamphetamine.
Paige Russell, 22, has been sentenced to time served, followed by 4 years of supervised release.
Officials say Russell is sentenced after planning to possess with the intent to distribute 500 grams or more of a methamphetamine mixture.
“Drugs are killing our citizens daily in the Commonwealth,” said Bowling Green/Warren County Appalachia High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area director Tommy Loving. “Complex investigations and prosecutions like this help make our community a safer place to live by removing these traffickers from the streets. The Bowling Green/Warren County Drug Task consists of state, local and federal partners working together as a team which is the key to successful investigations. Working with our local U.S. Attorney’s Bowling Green Branch Office brings these major drug traffickers to justice.”
The case was investigated by the ATF Bowling Green Field Office and the Bowling Green/Warren County AHIDTA Drug Task Force.