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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
District of South Carolina

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, June 14, 2018

Jonesville Man Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm and Drugs

Greenville, South Carolina---- United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated today that Jabrail Adrian Wofford, age 28, of Jonesville, South Carolina, was sentenced in federal court in Greenville, South Carolina, for Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine, in violation of 21 U.S.C. § 841, and Possession of a Firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 924(c).  United States District Judge Henry M. Herlong, Jr., of Greenville, sentenced Wofford to 180 months in federal prison followed by supervised release.

Evidence presented at the change of plea hearing established that on July 6, 2017, Union County Sheriff’s deputies executed a search warrant at the residence of Jabrail Adrian Wofford. During the search, a quantity of methamphetamine, cash, scales, and firearms were located in a bedroom. 

The Union County Sheriff’s Office along with agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) investigated the case. Assistant United States Attorney Max Cauthen of the Greenville office prosecuted the case.

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Topic(s): 
Drug Trafficking
Firearms Offenses
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Contact: 
Lance Crick (864) 282-2105
Updated June 14, 2018