MIL-OSI Security: Mason County Woman Sentenced to Prison for Federal Drug Crime

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Source: Office of United States Attorneys

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Jordan Lee Jobe, 30, of Leon, was sentenced today to two years and nine months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, for conspiracy to distribute heroin.

According to court documents and statements made in court, from about April 2022 to about September 25, 2022, Jobe and Edward Daniel Walker Jr. participated in a conspiracy to distribute heroin in the Leon area of Mason County. Jobe admitted to distributing heroin for Walker and transporting Walker to obtain heroin.

On September 25, 2022, law enforcement officers conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 64 near Hurricane of a vehicle driven by Jobe. Officers searched the vehicle and found approximately 105 grams of suspected heroin and a firearm. Jobe admitted to intending to sell the heroin.

Following the traffic stop, officers executed a search warrant that same day at a Barboursville motel room where Jobe was staying. Officer seized approximately 204 grams of suspected heroin, two firearms and $1,000 during that search. Jobe admitted to intending to sell the heroin, and further admitted that the cash was proceeds from previous drug sales.

On March 31, 2023, officers executed a search warrant at a Durham Road residence in Leon, where they arrested Jobe and Walker. Officers seized approximately 135 grams of suspected heroin found at the residence and $2,000 on Walker’s person. Jobe and Walker each admitted to intending to sell the heroin.

Walker, also known as “Jetty,” 39, of Columbus, Ohio, was sentenced on October 23, 2023,  to six years and six months in prison, to be followed by three years of supervised release, after pleading guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin.

United States Attorney Will Thompson made the announcement and commended the investigative work of the West Virginia State Police and the Drug and Violent Crime Task Force West.

United States District Judge Robert C. Chambers imposed the sentence. Assistant United States Attorney Stephanie Taylor prosecuted the case.

A copy of this press release is located on the website of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of West Virginia. Related court documents and information can be found on PACER by searching for Case No. 3:23-cr-40.

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