Jamestown Man Sentenced To Serve Federal Prison Time For Drug Trafficking

BUFFALO – A Jamestown man was recently sentenced to serve 100 months in federal prison, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.
Matthew S. Jones, was previously convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and distribution of, five grams or more of methamphetamine.
Assistant U.S. Attorney Laura Higgins, who is handling the case, stated that the defendant was arrested on December 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 St.

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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.
Jones’ sentencing is the result of an investigation by the Drug Enforcement Administration, under the direction of James J. Hunt, Special Agent-in-Charge, New York Field Division; the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department, under the direction of Sheriff Joseph Gerace, and the Jamestown Police Department, under the direction of Chief Harry Snellings.