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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Friday, January 16, 2015

William I. Jackson Sentenced For Drug And Guns Offenses

GREENEVILLE, Tenn. – On Jan. 15, 2015, William Isaac Jackson, 26, of Elizabethton, Tenn., was by the Honorable Leon Jordan, U.S. District Judge, to serve 150 months in prison for conspiracy to possess a quantity of crack cocaine and possession of firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking. Upon his release from prison Jackson will supervised by the U.S. Probation Office for four years. There is no parole in the federal system.

Jackson’s wife, Latari Jackson, also pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine. She will be sentenced at a later date.

Law enforcement agencies participating in the joint investigation included the Elizabethton Police Department, Drug Enforcement Agency Task Force, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. Assistant U.S. Attorney J. Gregory Bowman represented the United States.

Updated March 18, 2015