A Salina woman gets a ten-year prison sentence in a federal drug case.
According to U.S Attorney Barry Grissom’s Office, 23-year-old Abigail Torres Soto pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine, three counts of distributing methamphetamine and one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine.
In April 2013, Soto was indicted along with co-defendants 23-year-old Jon Reed Woodbridge and 48-year-old Delaine Rae Romeo. The indictment alleged that beginning in January 2013 the defendants conspired to distribute methamphetamine in Saline County.
In June 2013, Romeo pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. In her plea, she admitted that on Feb. 7, 2013, agents with the drug task force based in Salina executed a search warrant at the Koyotee lounge in Salina and seized more than $6,000 in cash, marijuana, methamphetamine and other drug paraphernalia. Agents had made three controlled buys of methamphetamine from the Koyotee lounge. Romeo admitted that she had been receiving methamphetamine from Soto to sell.
Jon Reed Woodbridge, who was sentenced to 21 months in federal prison.
Delaine Rae Romeo, who was sentenced to 41 months.