The government has filed a response opposing a new trial for Operation Rockfish defendant Antonio Tillmon.
There was a story we did nearly a year ago — Silent movie without a plot — which described in detail a warehouse used in Rocky Mount.
The first four defendants in Operation Rockfish to face sentencing after their pleas apologized to the court, saying they accepted responsibility for their actions.
United States Eastern District Attorney John Stuart Brice gives detailed reasoning for recommending proposed sentences to the defendants who accepted pleas in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case.
Lann Clanton and Ikeisha Jacobs are expected to get the most time of defendants in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case who took plea deals.
United States Senior Judge Malcolm J. Howard has set two days aside for the sentencing of the remaining 14 defendants in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case.
Antonio Tillmon could receive a maximum sentence of life in prison after a federal jury found him guilty on drug trafficking and bribery counts Monday.