Erin "Cree" Jones, 43, of New Haven was sentenced on July 28 by U.S. District Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer to time in federal prison plus four years of *supervised release, according to the *U.S. Attorney's Office, Connecticut.
Jones pleaded guilty on July 16 to one charge of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with intent to distribute 28 grams or more of cocaine base, aka crack. Jones' girlfriend Bianca Daniels pleaded guilty on July 15 and is awaiting sentencing.
Jones and Daniels were arrested on March 6, 2019, at their home in the Farnham Court area of New Haven. During the search, police found 29 grams of crack and 52 grams of cocaine, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office, Connecticut.
Law enforcement officials identified Jones and Daniels as crack dealers, according to court documents, and made controlled purchases of crack from Jones and Daniels in November 2018, and March 2019.
Jones, who is out on $50,000 bond, is required to report to prison on Oct. 26.
* Correction: This story previously misstated the source of the information and the post-prison terms of release.
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