News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 11, 2008
Contact: Jodie Underwood
Number: (206) 553-5443

Three Cocaine Traffickers Indicted

JUL 11 -- (Anchorage, AK) – DEA Special Agent in Charge (SAC) Arnold R. Moorin and the United States Attorney for the District of Alaska, Nelson P. Cohen, announced that on July 10, 2008, a federal grand jury returned an indictment charging three members of a cocaine drug ring with conspiracy charges. The maximum penalties for conspiracy in relation to drug trafficking are a minimum of 10 years imprisonment.

The indictment alleges that Robert E. Jones Jr., 28 of Anchorage; Calvin T. Dunbar, Jr., 21 of Seattle; and Teonna L. Williams, 23, of Anchorage conspired to distribute and possess with intent to distribute in excess of five kilograms of cocaine. The indictment further alleges that $186,022 in United States Currency seized from the defendants is subject to forfeiture.

The investigation was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration interdiction task force, which is a multi-federal, state and local agency task force designed to intercept narcotic shipments and investigate individuals associated with drug trafficking.