Jamestown Woman Pleads Guilty To Maintaining A Drug-Involved Premises

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BUFFALO – A 29-year-old Jamestown woman has plead guilty to maintaining a drug-involved premises.

The U.S. Attorney in Buffalo says that Chelsey Hunt entered the plea on Thursday.

Prosecutors say that between January and December 2018, Hunt rented the second floor of a residence on Linden Avenue in Jamestown.

While living there with her children, police say Hunt, in violation of the terms of her lease, allowed co-defendant Douglas Beardsley to live in the attic and allegedly sell methamphetamine and heroin.

It is alleged that Hunt took an active role in assisting the operation, such as helping with Beardsley’s customers and informing about police activity around the residence

The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison, and a fine of $500,000.

Charges remain pending against Douglas Beardsley.


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