Two Men + Five Kilos = Cocaine Distribution Charge
SEP 07 -- LOUISVILLE, KY - United States Attorney David J. Hale of the Western District of Kentucky announced today that a federal grand jury in Louisville returned an indictment against Daryll Works, age 44, of Louisville, Kentucky and Quirino Castro, a/k/a Jerry Castillo, age 33, both of Louisville, Kentucky. The men were charged with conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine. The Indictment specifically alleges that on July 2, 2010, Works and Quirino conspired with each other to possess with the intent to distribute five kilograms of cocaine.
In the event of a conviction, the maximum potential penalties are life imprisonment, an $8,000,000 fine, and supervised release for a period of ten years; and the minimum potential penalties are ten years imprisonment with a $4,000,000 fine.
The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Daniel P. Kinnicutt, and it was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department.
Both defendants are scheduled to appear for arraignment before the United States Magistrate Judge on September 21, 2010, at 9:30 a.m., in Louisville, Kentucky.
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The indictment of a person by a Grand Jury is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty.