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.
Ervin Hughes will spend 75 months in federal prison following sentencing by United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle in Raleigh today.
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.
A 30-year-old Roanoke Rapids man is scheduled for an initial appearance Thursday in federal court in Greenville after a true bill of indictment was returned earlier this month on multiple counts of receiving and possessing child pornography.
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.
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.