They Had Found Their Storage Unit Empty:
On December 2 of 2017 two men named Jody Tremayne Wafer. 30 and an accomplice named Trent Lamar Knight, discovered that their storage unit was empty which was at a public storage warehouse located in Southeast Portland. When they came on a check, they found that the unit’s door was open and broken.
Their Weeds Were Missing:
The two people when discovered that the storage unit. In which they stored their weeds was empty, it came to light that their more than 500lbs of marijuana was missing. They, after seeing the vacant unit, contacted the manager identified as Shawn Riley and pushed him into the empty group before holding him up at gunpoint.
They Filmed The Kidnapping Of The Manager:
The two men who pushed the manager into the storage unit and held him up at gunpoint, filmed all these things, when queried, Wafer told that he did so for protective reasons.
The Video Showed Them Posing With The Gun:
When they were being sentenced to guilt, prosecutors played a video in the court to prove both men guilty, and the footage showed that the night before the incident took place both of them were holding the gun in a hotel room and rehearsing with it.
Charges They Are Convicted With:
Wafer and Trent were given a sentence for seven years in prison. Since Wafer was the mastermind of the plan, he was held for, possession with intent to distribute, and distribute marijuana, maintaining high, drug-involved premises and using and carrying a firearm during and concerning a drug trafficking crime.
Wafer Received An Additional Punishment:
Jody Tremayne Wafer received an additional three years’. Supervised release as he was the mastermind of the plan which had planned the whole conspiracy. Wafer, because of the video that was played, received seven-year-long sentencing. Despite him, giving reasons that he filmed the entire scene for protective purposes, he was not heard and thus held convicted for whatever happened, receiving seven-year imprisonment.