Former tribal judge pleads guilty to drug charges

Lynda Noah, a former tribal judge on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, pleaded guilty on Thursday to conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and prescription drugs and to threatening a federal officer.

Noah was one of 19 people arrested on the reservation in June 2005 in what federal authorities said was the largest drug bust in the history of the reservation. Her relatives are alleged to have supplied methamphetamine, cocaine and marijuana, as well as prescription drugs, in and around the reservation.

Noah faces five years in prison for her crimes.

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