Oxy mule gets 3 years probation

A California woman who pleaded guilty to transporting 667 pills of oxycodone to Juneau was sentenced Friday in federal court in Juneau.

U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Burgess sentenced Jessica Nashea Cooper, 22, to three years of supervised probation after determining the time she has served in prison since being taken into custody — almost 14 months — was a sufficient sentence.

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Juneau woman pleads guilty to laundering drug money

JUNEAU, Alaska

A Juneau woman has pleaded guilty to laundering more than $25,000 in drug money for drug dealers accused of bringing oxycodone from California to Alaska. Sally Jean Maki, 26, deposited proceeds from drug sales in a True North Federal Credit Union account, the Juneau Empire reported Thursday.The account’s owner claimed the deposits as business receipts for Southeast Alaska Tour Company, (more…)