“MoneyMaal” sentenced for cocaine trafficking in Chattanooga

Jamaal Parker was arrested in 2019 and convicted last summer

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) – A federal judge in Chattanooga has sentenced a suspect to more than 24 years in prison on drug trafficking charges.

38 year old Jamaal Parker, also known as “MoneyMaal” was convicted last summer for distributing crack and cocaine.

In that trial, prosecutors said Parker and others got “kilogram quantities” of cocaine from a source in Atlanta and sold them from a house on Hoyt Street in Chattanooga.

His street dealing days ended in March of 2019, when he led police on a high-speed chase before his capture.

The case was investigated by the Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force.

“This case shows that people like Mr. Parker and others like him, who undermine the health and safety of our communities by selling poison and preying on the weak, will eventually meet justice,” said Todd Scott, Special Agent in Charge of DEA’s Louisville Division.

“I’m proud of the hard work done by my agents and our law enforcement counterparts on this case; Chattanooga is safer today because of their efforts.”

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