MONMOUTH COUNTY – The leader of a drug trafficking organization was sentenced to 200 months (more than 16 years) in prison for supplying Monmouth and Middlesex counties with cocaine.
Guy Jackson, 49, of Effort, Pennsylvania, had previously pleaded guilty to drug dealing charges. He will also have five years of supervised release.
Police said that Jackson and his accomplices operated in the Raritan Bayshore region of Middlesex and northern Monmouth counties. They distributed large amounts of cocaine and heroin, and some of the heroin contained fentanyl. Police investigation included interception of phone calls, wiretapping, and other confidential sources.
He was at the top of a takedown of 15 defendants in 2018, according to police. Of these, 13 have pleaded guilty.
Supplier Gregory Gillens was sentenced on Sept. 8, 2020, to 10 years in prison. Co-defendant Daniel McHugh was sentenced to 90 months in prison; co-defendant David Nagy was sentenced to one year and one day in prison; co-defendant Shavar Williams was sentenced to time served, which amounted to approximately 14 months in prison; co-defendant Daryl Jackson was sentenced to five years’ probation with 10 months of home detention; and co-defendant Brian Hall was sentenced to three years’ probation with eight months of home detention. Co-defendants Krystal Cordoba, Daniel Alfano, Tyler Scarangello, Christy Dube, Richard Gethers, and Lashawn Mealing are awaiting sentencing. Defendant Deberal Rogers has been indicted, and charges were dismissed against one defendant.
Charges are merely accusations until proven in a court of law.