Woman Sentenced To Prison Term For Cocaine Distribution

Date 2014/1/22 4:18:55 | Topic: News

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 41-year-old Kansas City woman has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison without parole for distributing hundreds of kilograms of cocaine in Jackson County.
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U.S. Attorney Tammy Dickinson says Tamiko Grandison was convicted in August and sentenced Tuesday for her role in a drug conspiracy in which she delivered the cocaine for her then-boyfriend, Jiles Johnson.

Dickinson says Johnson brought cocaine to Kansas City in 30- and 50-gallon drums and broke it down into kilogram quantities in Grandison's basement. Prosecutors say she stored the drugs at her residence until it was delivered.

Johnson is being prosecuted in a separate case in the Northern District of Georgia, where the government alleges that tons of cocaine were smuggled across the Mexican border and distributed throughout the U.S.



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