CAMDEN A Jamaican dancehall DJ has received a 25-year prison term for his role in a drug ring that shipped cocaine from Southern California to South Jersey.
Andrew K. Davis, formerly of Swedesboro, also was ordered to pay a $250,000 penalty for a money-laundering offense, said the state Attorney General’s Office.
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A Superior Court jury in Camden convicted Davis of drug distribution, money laundering and other offenses after a trial in December. He awaits a retrial on a charge that he led the drug ring from Jamaica, where Davis performed as Flippa Mafia and Flippa Moggela.
.An investigation began in March 2011, when authorities seized two packages holding eight kilograms of cocaine at a mail facility in Marlton. Authorities eventually seized cocaine worth almost $1 million, more than $500,000 in cash and two handguns, the Attorney General’s Office said.
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A Cherry Hill woman, 34-year-old Marsha G. Bernard, was sentenced to a 21-year term in February for drug-distribution of cocaine, second-degree money laundering, and second-degree conspiracy. She was sentenced on Feb. 5 to 21 years in state prison, with six years of parole ineligibility.