News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 31, 2008
Contact: S/A Rich Isaacson
Number: (313) 234-4310

KY Man Guilty of Multiple Drug Traffcking Charges
Man also pled guilty to intimidating witness

JUL 31 -- (BOWLING GREEN, KY) - Dominique Jamaal Todd, a/k/a Kilo Escobar, age 21, of 369 Paddlewheel Drive, Bowling Green, Kentucky, pled guilty to multiple charges of possession with intent to distribute and distribution of crack cocaine and MDMA, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and additional charges of threatening and intimidating a material witness, U.S. Attorney David L. Huber of the Western District of Kentucky announced today.

Todd pled guilty to all eight counts in the indictment which included five drug trafficking charges involving three different drugs. Specifically, Todd admitted that on August 3, 7, and 23, 2007, he possessed with the intent to distribute 275 grams of crack cocaine. Todd also admitted that on August 15, and 23, 2007, he possessed with the intent to distribute 235 ecstasy pills. The sixth drug charge Todd pled guilty to involved methamphetamine, wherein Todd admitted that on August 23, 2007, he possessed with intent to distribute 192 grams of methamphetamine.

In addition to the six drug charges, Todd also admitted to intimidating and attempting to intimidate and threaten a material witness involved with this case.

In the event of a conviction, the maximum potential penalties are life imprisonment, a $16,500,000 fine, and supervised release for a period of at least 5 years. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel P. Kinnicutt, and it was investigated by the Warren County Drug Task Force and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

Todd is scheduled to be sentence before Judge Joseph H. McKinley, Jr., on November 10, 2008, at 9:30 a.m., in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

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