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Federal Court 9/12/06
The following information was released by the office of federal prosecutor Catherine Hanaway for defendants who appeared in federal court Monday before U.S. District Judge Charles A. Shaw.
Name: Charles E. Jones
Residence: Cape Girardeau
Charge: Two counts of cocaine distribution.
Sentence: 120 months in prison.
Details: Jones admitted that on April 25, 2003, he sold 11.9 grams of crack cocaine for $500 to an undercover officer. He later sold 7.8 grams of crack to the undercover officer on June 4, 2003.
Name: Jimmy A. Jordan
Residence: Scott County
Charge: Possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.
Sentence: 70 months in prison.
Details: Jordan was arrested July 15, 2005, while fleeing from Southeast Missouri Drug Task Force officers attempting to apprehend him on a warrant. During the pursuit, officers found a lock box containing meth packaged in small bags. The keys to the lock box were located near Jordan, who was found under a house trailer near Sikeston, Mo. On his person, Jordan had $2,262 in cash.
Name: Christopher E. Lott
Residence: Hayti, Mo.
Charge: Possession of a firearm by a felon.
Sentence: 28 months in prison.
Details: The U.S. Marshal's Office arrested Lott for supervised release violation and found a .22-caliber revolver, loaded with six rounds of ammunition, in his waistband. Due to previous felony convictions, Lott is prohibited from possessing a firearm.
Name: Amy Ayers
Residence: Cape Girardeau
Charge: Concealing a person from arrest.
Sentence Range: Up to five years imprisonment and a $250,000 fine.
Details: During a search for Barrett Swan, who was indicted on cocaine distribution and possession of a firearm by a felon, officers from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives contacted Ayers twice about Swan's whereabouts. Ayers, who had a relationship with Swan, denied knowledge of where he was. The two were later caught fleeing a Miner, Mo., hotel together.
Name: Ladonta D. Williams
Residence: Sikeston, Mo.
Charge: Possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.
Sentence Range: Up to life imprisonment and a $2 million fine.
Details: During a search of Williams' home Feb. 16, officers found 8.5 grams of crack cocaine and $776 in cash. Williams said he had outstanding warrants for his arrest and figured he would make money selling drugs in the meantime before going to prison.