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Drug trafficking co-conspirator gets 8 years

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by Mindy Aguon

Guam - A co-conspirator in one of the island's largest drug trafficking rings was sentenced to eight years in prison for her involved in bringing crystal methamphetamine from California to Guam. Jackie Yong Lee was ordered to surrender to U.S. Marshals upon designation of a federal prison where she will serve her sentence.  

Lee actually faced additional time behind bars but the government requested a lesser sentence because of her cooperation. Lee admitted to providing drugs to drug kingpin Richard Ichihara who was sentenced to 30 years behind bars and others like Kum Soon Yoo who was also sentenced to eight years behind bars.

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