Lexington Couple Pleads Guilty To Federal Trafficking Charges

Posted at 4:30 PM, Apr 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-16 16:30:07-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Michael D. Jackson, 37, and Brandi Stamper, 27, both of Lexington, pleaded guilty today, to conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, cocaine, and crack cocaine; to being a convicted felons in possession of firearms; and to possession of firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking.

In their guilty pleas, Jackson and Stamper both admitted that they maintained a residence, on Norway Street in Lexington near Lafayette High School.

Lexington Police executed a search warrant at the residence, locating more than 140 grams of fentanyl, more than 500 grams of powder cocaine, and more than an ounce of crack cocaine. Police also located three pistols, scales for weighing drugs, more than $80,000, and a vehicle purchased with drug proceeds. The firearms were found in close proximity to the drugs. N

 Both Jackson and Stamper will be sentenced on July 26, 2018.

 Jackson faces a minimum sentence of 20 years and Stamper faces a minimum sentence of 15 years.