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January 3, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
BALTIMORE COCAINE TRAFFICKER SENTENCED TO 10 YEARS IN PRISON
Baltimore, Maryland - U.S. District Judge William D. Quarles, Jr. sentenced Timothy Joseph Carr, age 29, of Baltimore, today to 10 years in prison followed by five years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine.
The sentence was announced by United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein and Special Agent in Charge William Winter of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcements (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI).
According to his guilty plea, on November 10, 2011 Louisiana State Police seized approximately five kilograms of cocaine from a vehicle driven by co-defendant Daniel Bois in Louisiana, who was driving the cocaine from Texas to its destination of Baltimore. After arresting Bois, law enforcement continued its investigation into the cocaine organization based in Baltimore and conducted a controlled delivery of the cocaine the following day. The cocaine was replaced with “sham cocaine” and delivered to 3501 8th Avenue in Baltimore, where co-defendants Timothy Dennison and Anthony Taylor accessed the vehicle where law enforcement had concealed the sham cocaine. Law enforcement arrested Dennison and Taylor.
Further investigation revealed that Carr had also driven, in a separate rental car from Bois, another load of five kilograms of cocaine back to Baltimore from McAllen, Texas on November 10, 2011. According to travel records, Carr rented a car on November 7, 2011 after flying to McAllen from BWI Airport. Additionally, Carr and other members of the cocaine organization had made several trips between Baltimore and Texas in the past year to transport several additional kilograms of cocaine for distribution in the Baltimore area.
In all, Carr conspired to distribute between five and 15 kilograms of cocaine.
Timothy Lee Dennison, age 22, Daniel Bois, age 26, and Anthony Fraser Taylor, age 29, all of Baltimore, and two other co-defendants pleaded guilty to their participation in the conspiracy. Dennison was sentenced to 15 years in prison, and the other defendants remain to be sentenced.
United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein commended the HSI Baltimore and the Louisiana State Police for their work in the investigation. Mr. Rosenstein thanked Assistant United States Attorneys Brooke Carey and Christopher Romano, who prosecuted the case.