August 27, 2018
Contact: Erin Mulvey
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Meth distributor convicted for role in drug conspiracy
BUFFALO, N.Y. - U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. and Special Agent in Charge James Hunt, U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, New York Division announced today that Matthew S. Jones, 32, of Jamestown, N.Y., who was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and distribution of, five grams or more of methamphetamine, was sentenced to serve 100 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Laura Higgins, who is handling the case, stated that the defendant was arrested on Dec. 1, 2016, along with his brother Beau K.C. Jones, after a shipment of more than 360 grams of methamphetamine was delivered, via the U.S. mail, to the brothers at Matthew S. Jones’ residence at 70 Colfax in Jamestown. Shortly after the delivery, Beau K.C. Jones was arrested during a car stop by police and the parcel containing the methamphetamine was discovered in the backseat of his vehicle. Matthew S. Jones was arrested later that day during a separate car stop. A safe was found in the trunk of his car containing an additional quantity of approximately 80 grams of methamphetamine.
Beau K.C. Jones was previously convicted and is awaiting sentencing.
Today’s sentencing is the result of an investigation by the DEA Buffalo Resident Office; and the Jamestown Police Department.