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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Southern District of Alabama

Friday, June 30, 2017

Court Sentences Defendant to Five Years Incarceration for Conspiracy to Distribute Methamphetamine

Acting United States Attorney Steve Butler of the Southern District of Alabama announces that United States District Court Chief Judge Kristi K. DuBose sentenced Jamie Nichelle McKay on June 30, 2017 to serve a term of imprisonment of 60 months followed by 4 years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine in violation of 21 USC § 846.  During the federal investigation, it was revealed that the defendant distributed 28 grams of methamphetamine (Actual) with her co-defendant, Jay Kimberly Ponder.  The defendant, who had an extensive criminal history, entered a guilty plea before the Court on March 17, 2017.

This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, the Mobile Police Department, and the United States Marshals Service.  Assistant United States Attorney Lawrence J. Bullard prosecuted the case for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of Alabama.

Updated July 3, 2017