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New developments announced in MCLB drug probe

The U.S. Attorney's office will hold a news conference this afternoon to announce charges in that drug raid at Maintenance Center Albany at MCLB Albany. WALB's Jennifer Emert will cover the meeting and report on the event.

The U. S. Attorney's Office sent this news release regarding the news conference-

United States Attorney, Michael J. Moore, announces at a Press Conference today at 2:00 p.m. held in front of the C. B. King United States Courthouse in Albany, Georgia, that on September 14, 2011, a one count indictment was filed against:

Justin Mathis
Travis, Davis
James Williford
Tomecca Stubbs a/k/a Maria McGhee, a/k/a Meka,
Bertrond Hall a/k/a Tron,
Demario Covin a/k/a Mario
Casey Stamps
Geter Antwon Brown
Brandon Kierce
Demetrius Davenport
Antonia Bernard Chevers
Eric Dellinger a/k/a Eric Dellin
James Ellis

for Conspiracy to Possess with Intent to Distribute Controlled Substances all in violation of Title 21 United States Code, Section 846 i/c/w Title 21 United States Code, Section 841(A)(1), Title 21 United States Code, Section 841 (b)(1)(A)(iii), Title 21 United States Code 841, Section (b)(1)(C) and Title 21 United States Code, Section 841(b)(1)(D).

 The indictment alleges that the defendants conspired to possess with intent to distribute Schedule III controlled substances, to-wit: hydrocodone, also known as Vicodin, Loretab, Lorcel; a Scheduled II controlled substance, to-wit: cocaine and crack cocaine in an amount over 280 grams; a Schedule I controlled substance, to-wit: marijuana.

"Criminal indictments are only charges and not evidence of guilt.  A defendant is presumed to be innocent until and unless proven guilty."

The case was investigated by Naval Criminal Investigative Service, Drug Enforcement Administration, Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Albany Dougherty Drug Unit, Lee County Sheriff's Office, Dougherty County District Attorney's Office, Marine Corps Criminal Investigation Division and Police, and the Command Staff of the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany. 

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Tamara Jarrett.  


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