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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Northern District of West Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, May 4, 2015

New York man sentenced to five years for cocaine trafficking

MARTINSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Cedric Malachi Jones, 33, of South Ozone Park, New York, was sentenced today to 60 months in prison for cocaine trafficking, United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II, announced.

Jones was discovered in possession of cocaine in Mineral County, West Virginia in September 2013. He pled guilty in August 2014 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Jarod Douglas prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Potomac Highlands Drug and Violent Crime Task Force led the investigation.

Chief U.S. District Judge Gina M. Groh presided.

Updated January 8, 2016