In federal court: Dunklin County couple sentenced on drug trafficking charges

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

The U.S. attorney's office released the following information Tuesday for defendants who appeared before U.S. District Judge Stephen N. Limbaugh Jr.


Name: Hinton Gilmer Jr. and Jo Devon Maxwell

Residence: Dunklin County, Mo.

Age: Glimmer, 61; Maxwell, 32

Sentence: 10 years

Summary: Gilmer and Maxwell were sentenced on one felony count of conspiracy to distribute 280 grams or more of cocaine base. Gilmer and Maxwell conspired with others to distribute cocaine base from June 16, 2010, through May 3, 2011, in Dunklin County, Mo., and elsewhere in Southeast Missouri. On some occasions, Maxwell delivered cocaine base to Gilmer and collected payment from Gilmer to give to their supplier.

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