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Muskogee Woman Sentenced To 33 Months For Drug Conspiracy

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Eastern District of Oklahoma

MUSKOGEE, OKLAHOMA - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced that JAZZ ELLINGTON PIERCE, age 28, of Muskogee, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 33 months of imprisonment, followed by 4 years of supervised release for Drug Conspiracy, in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Sections 846, 841(a)(1) and 841(b)(1)(B).

The Indictment alleged that the defendant and others coordinated and orchestrated the transportation of cocaine from source locations to the Eastern District of Oklahoma and used telephones, cellular and otherwise, to conduct and carry out the organization’s objectives.

The charges arose from a joint investigation by the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics, the Muskogee Police Department, the Muskogee County Sheriff’s Department and the United States Marshal Service.

The Honorable Ronald A. White, District Judge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, in Muskogee, presided over the hearing.  The defendant will remain in the custody of the United States Marshals Service pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which she will serve her nonparoleable sentence.

Assistant United States Attorney Shannon Henson represented the United States.

Updated March 30, 2016

Drug Trafficking