Antonio Tillmon Monday faced his fiancee in a jailhouse wedding ceremony. Today he faced a federal judge in a sentencing for his role in the Operation Rockfish police corruption case.
Christopher Skipper, a Roanoke Rapids man charged on federal child pornography counts, was ordered to remain in custody pending his trial.
A Roanoke Rapids man charged on federal child pornography counts will remain in custody until his detention hearing, court records show.
Roanoke Rapids Mayor Pro Tem Carl Ferebee has been selected for a two-year term on the board of directors of the North Carolina League of Municipalities.
Alphonso Ponton, one of the 14 Operation Rockfish defendants to take a plea, is now asking for an appeal and has also asked a federal judge to enter him into a drug treatment program.
United States Senior Court Judge Malcolm Howard has continued the sentencing of Operation Rockfish defendant Antonio Tillmon until the court’s October 10 term.
The sentencing of the final defendant in Operation Rockfish and the only one of the 15 to enter a not guilty plea in the police corruption case is scheduled for September 12.
The government has filed a response opposing a new trial for Operation Rockfish defendant Antonio Tillmon.