Posted at: 11/01/2012 3:00 PM
United States Attorney Deborah R. Gilg announced that Jaymond Taylor, 36 years old, from Mountain Iron, Minnesota, was sentenced on October 16 to a term of 27 years in prison.
Taylor pleaded guilty to possession of 500 grams or more of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute back on March.
As part of his case, the Nissan Titan pickup truck used to commit the offense was forfeited to the United States.
Jeanna Renee Springer, 25 years old, from Keewatin, Minnesota, was a co-defendant in the same case. She played a lesser role in the offense. Springer was sentenced on Monday, October 29 to a term of 22 months imprisonment.
Springer pleaded guilty to possession of 500 grams or more of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute on June 20, 2012.
On September 13, 2011, Jaymond Taylor and Jeanna Springer were stopped by the Nebraska State Patrol near Grand Island, Nebraska, as they were traveling back to Minnesota.
When officers with the Nebraska State Patrol searched Taylor’s vehicle, they located approximately 6 pounds of methamphetamine.
The Nebraska State Patrol, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, and the Drug Enforcement Agency all contributed to the investigation of this case.