BOISE – Mary Jane Pace, 49, of Nampa, Idaho, pleaded guilty today to one count of distributing a controlled substance, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. Sentencing is set for September 9, 2014, before U.S. District Judge Edward J. Lodge at the federal courthouse in Boise.
According to the plea agreement, on May 24, 2012, Pace knowingly and intentionally distributed to an undercover police officer, five pills of 40 mg oxycodone, a Schedule II narcotic and controlled substance, in exchange for $100 in payment. She had obtained the controlled substances by prescription from a provider.
The case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) led Tactical Diversion Squad which is comprised of law enforcement personnel from the DEA, Ada County Sheriff’s Office, Boise Police Department, Idaho State Police, Meridian Police Department, Nampa Police Department and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General.