Persons Caught With 6 Pounds of Methamphetamine Near Grand Island, Nebraska Sentenced to Prison
United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that Jaymond Taylor, 36 years old, from Mountain Iron, Minnesota, was sentenced on Monday, October 16, 2012, to a term of 27 years imprisonment, 5 years of supervised release upon completion of his prison sentence, and a $100 special assessment by the Honorable U.S. District Court Judge John M. Gerrard. Taylor pled guilty to possession of 500 grams or more of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute on March 14, 2012. That charge is punishable by at least 10 years imprisonment, and possibly up to life imprisonment. As part of his case, the Nissan Titan pickup truck used to commit the offense was forfeited to the United States.
Jeanna Renee Springer, 25 years old, from Keewatin, Minnesota, was a codefendant in the same case. She played a lesser role in the offense. Springer was sentenced on Monday, October 29, 2012, to a term of 22 months imprisonment, 3 years of supervised release upon completion of her prison sentence, and a $100 special assessment by the Honorable U.S. District Court Judge John M. Gerrard. Springer pled guilty to possession of 500 grams or more of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute on June 20, 2012.
On September 13, 2011, Jaymond Taylor and Jeanna Springer were stopped by the Nebraska State Patrol near Grand Island, Nebraska, as they were traveling back to Minnesota. When officers with the Nebraska State Patrol searched Taylor’s vehicle, they located approximately 6 pounds of methamphetamine. The Nebraska State Patrol, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, and the Drug Enforcement Agency all contributed to the investigation of this case.