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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Oklahoma

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Westville Woman Sentenced to 60 Months for Drug Conspiracy (Methamphetamine Distribution)

Muskogee, Oklahoma - The United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Oklahoma, announced today that AMANDA JO JONES, age 24, of Westville, Oklahoma, was sentenced to 60 months imprisonment, followed by 3 years of supervised release for Conspiracy, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 371.

The charge arose from an investigation by the District 16 District Attorney’s Drug Task Force, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, and the United States Postal Inspection Service.

JONES pled guilty in August, 2014 to an Information filed alleging that from in or about June 2013 until on or about April 9, 2014, in the Eastern District of Oklahoma and elsewhere, the defendant, did, knowingly and intentionally conspire, confederate and agree with others both known and unknown to commit offense against the United States, namely, possession with intent to distribute and distribute methamphetamine, and in furtherance of said conspiracy the defendant committed the following Overt Act: On or about June 17, 2014, caused $13,300 in United States Currency to be transferred to individuals in California to pay for methamphetamine received and distributed by Michael A. Cooper.

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 Marshal Service pending transportation to the designated federal facility at which she will serve her nonparolable sentence.

First Assistant United States Attorney Doug Horn represented the United States.

Updated March 16, 2015