Suspect Beaver Dam drug ringleader sentenced to prison

BEAVER DAM, Wis. (CBS 58) --Herman C. Jones, 24, was sentenced in Dodge County Court for his role Beaver Dam drug sales ring run by Lacresha Lightfoot. 

Jones was found guilty of 1 count of delivery of heroin and 1 count of delivery of cocaine on July 19 for crimes committed in early 2016.  Six additional felony counts were dismissed and read-in for sentencing. 

Jones was allegedly  the ‘right-hand man’ and cousin to Lacresha Lightfoot in a drug delivery ring that was reported to have sold large amounts of heroin and cocaine throughout Dodge County 
Lightfoot, known on the street as “L.A.” is currently serving a six year prison sentence for her part as drug ring leader.

Lightfoot and her associates would allegedly make arrangements to sell drugs through a common cell phone and then Lightfoot or her associates would deliver the drugs at an agreed-upon location.  Jones was one of Lightfoot’s associates and went by the street name D.J.  Police were able to match “D.J.” to photos of Jones and his Illinois driver’s license. 

Jones was sentenced to 5 years of probation with 9 more months in the Dodge County Jail as a condition of probation.  The defendant had been in jail for 7 months at the time of sentence.

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