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maxton man sentenced for drug trafficking

April 12, 2013

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that in federal court Thursday, United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle sentenced MICHAEL DEAN JONES, 42, of Maxton, North Carolina to 120 months imprisonment followed by 4 years supervised release. 

A Federal Grand Jury returned a Criminal Indictment on February 15, 2012.  On October 11, 2012, JONES pleaded guilty to Distribution of 50 Grams or More of Cocaine Base (Crack), in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 841.

According to the evidence presented in Court, on April 8, 2010, JONES sold 54.9 grams of powder cocaine to a confidential informant.  On June 9, 2010, JONES again sold crack cocaine to a confidential informant with a weight of about 53.7 grams.  All told, JONES was held responsible for distributing over 100 grams of cocaine and over 80 grams of crack cocaine.

Investigation of this case was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, and the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office.  Assistant United States Attorney Rudy E. Renfer prosecuted the case for the government.



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