Davenport Man Sentenced To 90 Months In Prison For Marijuana Offense
DAVENPORT, IA – On June 8, 2012, Cordney Lavelle Smith, age 37, of Davenport, Iowa, was sentenced to a total of 90 months imprisonment, 60 months for conspiring to distribute marijuana and a consecutive 30 months for violating the terms of his supervised release, announced United States Attorney Nicholas A. Klinefeldt. United States District Judge John A. Jarvey also sentenced Smith to six years supervised release following imprisonment.
Smith agreed with others to distribute marijuana from January 2011 through May 2011. Smith directed co-conspirators to transport multiple loads of marijuana from Rockford, Illinois, to Davenport, Iowa. Smith was responsible for trafficking in approximately 190 pounds of marijuana over the course of the conspiracy. At the time of this activity, Smith was on federal supervised release based on a 2004 conviction for conspiring to distribute crack cocaine.
The case was investigated by the Davenport, Iowa, Police Department and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, and the case was prosecuted by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Iowa.