Two people charged in a Scotland Neck Blood Nation heroin distribution conspiracy have been sentenced and another today in New Bern accepted a plea deal.
Tony Ray Reams has entered a guilty plea in a federal heroin distribution conspiracy which led to his and Herbert Lamont Cherry’s indictment following a traffic stop in Roanoke Rapids in March.
Three Scotland Neck defendants in a Blood Nation heroin conspiracy waived arraignment today and entered guilty pleas.
Arraignments are scheduled in New Bern Wednesday for five reputed members of a Scotland Neck Blood set in a heroin conspiracy.
A notice filed by United States Attorney John Stuart Brice ties one of the defendants in a March heroin trafficking case to a recent indictment of seven reputed Blood members from Scotland Neck.
Two men charged with trafficking heroin in March have their arraignments continued, federal court records show.
With true bills of indictment returned last month, Henry Cherry and Tony Reams now await their arraignment and trial on federal heroin trafficking charges in New Bern.
A man who in November of 2015 held Roanoke Rapids police officers at bay for nearly four hours will spend 80 months in federal prison.
Originally scheduled for sentencing Tuesday, proceedings in the federal weapon case of Khaalid Sharif Frederick have been moved to the February term of court in New Bern.
Khaalid Sharif Frederick is scheduled for federal sentencing on November 1, court records show.