A Buffalo woman who was convicted of attempted possession with intent to distribute marijuana, was sentenced to three years’ probation, including one year electronic monitoring, by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara.
Jaleesa Findley, 24, was charged after a Drug Enforcement Administration agent on a tip regarding a shipment of parcels containing 200 pounds of marijuana that were due to arrive at a shipping company in Buffalo.
On June 3, 2009, Findley was driven by her husband, Ian Findley, to the transportation facility, where she signed for the parcels. They were arrested as they attempted to drive away with the marijuana.
Ian Findley, 43, of Jamaica, who was convicted of attempting to possess with intent to distribute marijuana, was sentenced earlier this month to 46 months in prison by Arcara. Findley also was ordered deported to Jamaica.