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mcLaughlin woman sentenced for distribution
of a controlled substance

May 1, 2014
Contact: Ace Crawford

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a McLaughlin, South Dakota, woman convicted of Distribution of a Controlled Substance was sentenced on April 28, 2014, by U.S. District Judge Charles B. Kornmann.

Adjoni Jones, a/k/a Adjoni Archambault, age 33, was sentenced to 18 months in custody, 5 years of supervised release, and a $100 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund.
Jones was indicted for Distribution of a Controlled Substance to a Person under the Age of 21, Distribution of a Controlled Substance, and Child Abuse and Neglect by a federal grand jury on June 12, 2013. She pled guilty to Distribution of a Controlled Substance on December 2, 2013.
The conviction arose from incidents that occurred between July 1, 2009, and July 30, 2012, when Jones distributed and possessed with intent to distribute methylphenidate, a Schedule II controlled substance, at McLaughlin.
This case was investigated by the Northern Plains Safe Trails Drug Enforcement Task Force. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Kathryn Rich and Jay Miller prosecuted the case.
Jones was immediately turned over to the custody of the U.S. Marshals Service to begin serving her sentence.




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