Roger Christie Pleads Guilty to Distribution of Marijuana

I just got a tweet from @FreeRevChristie and it was in regards to the post that I posted the other day announcing that Roger Christie would be pleading guilty to distribution of marijuana charges today.

The tweet was short and simple and just said… “Happening”.

Roger Christie Guilty TweetI’m not sure when or if the judge has sentenced him yet.

UPDATE:

Andrew upadte

UPDATED:
Christie Release DateUPDATED:

…Christie plead guilty to one county of marijuana trafficking and two counts of failure to pay income taxes in 2008 and 2009.

Christie’s conditional plea agreement will still allow him to appeal pretrial rulings to the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Those rulings include the denial of his bid to dismiss the marijuana charges under the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

His lawyer Thomas Otake said this week Christie will likely be sentenced to a five-year prison term. But Christie will have to serve only about six more months because he will be credited for the time he spent behind bars awaiting trial and because of the way federal authorities calculate prison sentences, Otake said…

More here: Big Island Marijuana Advocate Roger Christie Enters Guilty Plea

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One Response

  1. I’m very disappointed in Roger! Notice I didn’t say Reverend ! He’s a sell out! Anyone ever heard of jury nullification? Roger was a con artist obviously! Not truly minister of Christ , rather a common drug dealer. You n John Adler, will have your day before God, confusing religion n marijuana

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