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DECEMBER 9, 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OCDETF: BALTIMORE MAN SENTENCED TO OVER 21 YEARS
IN HEROIN DISTRIBUTION CONSPIRACY
BALTIMORE, Maryland - United States Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein announces that today U.S. District Judge William D. Quarles, Jr. sentenced Germaine Vernon Wallace, age 32, to 262 months in prison followed by 10 years of supervised release for conspiracy to distribute heroin. Judge Quarles also sentenced Wallace to a concurrent term of 2 years in prison for violation of his supervised release.
According to the statement of facts presented at his guilty plea on September 27, 2005, from about 2004 to March 2005, Wallace conspired with Bryant Warren, age 34 , and William Mark Manns, age 45, both of Baltimore, to distribute heroin. The co-conspirators distributed heroin at a variety of locations in Baltimore City. During the conspiracy, the organization distributed and possessed with intent to distribute between 1 and 3 kilograms of heroin.
Bryant Warren pleaded guilty today to conspiracy to distribute heroin and faces a maximum sentence of not less than ten years and not more than life imprisonment, followed by a mandatory term of supervised release of five years, and a maximum fine of $4,000,000. Judge Quarles set Warren’s sentencing for February 27, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. Manns pleaded guilty to the same charge on September 28, 2005 and faces the same maximum sentence. His sentencing date has not been set.
United States Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein thanked the Drug Enforcement Administration, Baltimore County Police Department, Baltimore City Police Department and the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office for their investigative work in this Organized Crime Drug Enforcement (OCDETF) case. Mr. Rosenstein also praised Assistant United States Attorney Steven Levin, who prosecuted the case.
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