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.
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.
Ties to a Patterson, New Jersey, heroin pipeline and a Scotland Neck drug trafficking organization are shown in a criminal complaint documenting the arrests of a Columbus County couple.
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.
Members of a Scotland Neck Blood set have been charged in a 15-count indictment alleging heroin sales of 100 grams or more, the North Carolina Eastern District United States Attorney’s Office said today.