In federal court 5/1/08

Thursday, May 1, 2008

The office of federal prosecutor Catherine Hanaway released the following item:

Pleaded guilty

Name: Jimmie Reed Jr.

Age: 24

Residence: Cape Girardeau

Charge: Possession of 5 grams or more of methamphetamine with intent to distribute.

Summary: Reed admitted that he was arrested Dec. 28 on an outstanding warrant in Cape Girardeau. A vehicle search disclosed a half-ounce of methamphetamine, 5 ounces of marijuana and 18 Xanax pills. Reed admitted he had been about to deliver the drugs to another individual. A sentencing hearing is set for 1 p.m. July 28.

Sentence: Up to 40 years' imprisonment and a $2 million fine, with a supervised release of at least four years.

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