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Members of 'large-scale' North Florida drug trafficking ring sentenced to federal prison

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Posted at 10:31 AM, Dec 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-12 10:32:09-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Twenty-five people convicted in a large scale meth trafficking organization in Taylor and Madison counties will now spend a combined total of 125 years in federal prison.

In 2017, a federal task force began investigating the distribution of methamphetamine, commonly referred to as “ice," within Taylor and Madison counties in Florida and Colquitt County, Georgia.

A total of 25 people were charged in a series of indictments issued in 2017 and 2018. All 25 were convicted and sentenced for conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute varying amounts of meth.

The defendants and their sentences are:

• Robert Shane Willis, Taylor County, Florida, 108 months in prison;
• Robert Edward Lee, Madison County, Florida, 102 months in prison;
• Takayla Rene Sanders, Colquitt County, Georgia, 96 months in prison;
• Patrick Lemuel Bass, Taylor County, Florida, 96 months in prison;
• Robert Wayne Cornwell, Taylor County, Florida, 96 months in prison;
• Joseph Brian Stafford, Taylor County, Florida, 96 months in prison;
• James Antony Farrill, Taylor County, Florida, 84 months in prison;
• Keith Eric Sadowski, Taylor County, Florida, 78 months in prison;
• Christopher Keith Irvin, Taylor County, Florida, 72 months in prison;
• Jessica Rae Mauldin, Madison County, Florida, 72 month in prison;
• Kevin Wayne Knippel, Colquitt County, Georgia, 72 months in prison;
• Eric Jason Gilbreath, Taylor County, Florida, 72 months in prison;
• Bryan Heath Willis, Taylor County, Florida, 66 months in prison;
• John Wayne Dixon, Taylor County, Florida, 60 months in prison;
• Christopher Castleberry, Colquitt County, Georgia, 60 months in prison;
• Marlo Howard, Madison County, Florida, 48 months in prison;
• Travis Ryan Crosby, Madison County, Florida, 48 months in prison;
• Joshua Lynn Gilbreath, Taylor County, Florida, 48 months in prison;
• Brandon Douglas Hall, Colquitt County, Georgia, 42 months in prison;
• Lisa Marie Ezell, Taylor County, Florida, 39 months in prison;
• Jerry Franklin Sapp, Madison County, Florida, 36 months in prison;
• Raymond Cody Williams, Madison County, Florida, 366 days in prison;
• Samantha Agner Crouse, Taylor County, Florida, 12 months in prison;
• Jamie Lynn Baumgardner, Taylor County, Florida, 8 years of supervised release;
• Miranda Marie Stafford, Taylor County, Florida, 5 years of supervised release.