12 People from the River Region Arrested in Drug Trafficking Organization
Montgomery, Alabama - Twelve people were arrested today for their part in a drug trafficking organization. A federal grand jury sitting in Montgomery returned an indictment charging 12 people with conspiracy to distribute cocaine and crack cocaine powder, U.S. Attorney George L. Beck, Jr., announced. Those indicted are:
- Delmond Lemar Bledson, a.k.a. “Two Face”, age 38 of Deatsville, Alabama;
- Willie Jerome Davis, a.k.a. “Mobey”, age 52, of Elmore, Alabama;
- Lisa Michele Jackson, age 40, of Deatsville, Alabama;
- Eulanda Lashade Trible, a.k.a. “Yo Yo”, age 33, of Montgomery, Alabama;
- Kevin Levan Elmore, age 35, of Montgomery, Alabama;
- Stacy Rodrekus Calloway, age 23, of Wetumpka, Alabama;
- Willie James Walker, a.k.a. “Nicodemus”, age 60, of Montgomery, Alabama;
- Clifton Pettus, a.k.a. “Biscuit”, age 33, of Montgomery, Alabama;
- Robert Marshall, a.k.a. “Big Daddy”, age 39, of Montgomery, Alabama;
- Tony Gardner, a.k.a. “Rock”, age 41, of Millbrook, Alabama;
- William James Reese, age 38, of Deatsville, Alabama; and
- Eric Orlando Reese, age 38, of Montgomery, Alabama.
"Drugs are a poison that destroy people, families, and communities. With arrest of these defendants, the streets of the Middle District of Alabama are safer." stated U.S. Attorney, George L. Beck, Jr.
DEA Special Agent in Charge Jimmy S. Fox, III, commented “Today’s collaborative law enforcement efforts by DEA Montgomery, FBI, and our other state and local counterparts sends an undeniable message to drug dealers in the greater Montgomery, Alabama, area: your illegal activities are no longer welcomed here. The indictment of the twelve individuals in this case represents the collective and symbolic voice of the fine citizenry in this community who have resolved to partner with us to take back their streets. The men and women of DEA remain steadfast in our commitment to this endeavor.”
FBI Special Agent in Charge Lewis M. Chapman stated, "The arrest of these subjects sends a strong message to those who traffic illegal drugs that federal, state and municipal resources will not be spared to safeguard our communities."
“We are very appreciative of the intergovernmental relations between the Federal, State and Local Authorities,” said Elmore County Sheriff Bill Franklin. “Elmore County has reaped a huge reward from this ongoing investigation and the removal of these individuals from the community.”
The case was primarily investigated by the Drug Enforcement Agency (“DEA”) with assistance from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, United States Marshal Service, Central Alabama Drug Task Force, Elmore County Sherriff’s Office, Wetumpka Police Department, Millbrook Police Department, Montgomery County Sherriff’s Office, Montgomery Police Department, Autauga County Sherriff’s Office, Prattville Police Department, Alabama State Troopers, Alabama Beverage Control, Alabama Bureau of Investigation, Alabama National Guard, Chilton County Sherriff’s Office, and the District Attorney’s Office for the 15th and 19th Judicial Circuits.
An indictment merely alleges the crimes have been committed, and the defendants are presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt. The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Verne H. Speirs.
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