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Montrello D. Reid: was charged on July 17, 2001, with three counts of distribution of cocaine base (crack). He pled guilty to distribution of cocaine base (crack)and was sentenced on January 7, 2002, to 188 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release, $100 assessment, and $2,500 restitution.

Michael Lavando Harrison: was charged on August 28, 2001, with one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (crack) and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. On January 22, 2002, he pled guilty to both counts, and was sentenced on April 30, 2002, to a total of 248 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release, and $200 assessment.

Taurus Jermaine Green: was charged with distribution of cocaine base (crack) on May 24, 2001. He pled guilty on July 25, 2001 and was sentenced on February 13, 2002, to 72 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release, and $100 assessment.

Tyrone Lee Hicklin: was charged on January 15, 2002, with possession with intent to distribute and distribution of cocaine base (crack). On April 1, 2002, he pled guilty to the distribution count and was sentenced on July 25, 2002, to 168 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release, and $100 assessment.

Kenneth Sauls: along with Marcus K. Best and Leonard Smith, Jr., was charged on May 28, 2002, with one count of conspiracy to distribute cocaine base (crack) and one count of distribution. On October 28, 2002, he pled guilty to the conspiracy count and was sentenced on February 4, 2003, to 120 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release, $100 assessment, and $1,600 restitution.

Marquell DeShaun Hocutt: was charged on November 27, 2001, with one count of distribution of cocaine base (crack); one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (crack); one count of maintaining a dwelling for the purpose of manufacturing and distributing; one count of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon; and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. On February 4, 2002, he pled guilty to possession with intent to distribute and possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime. He was sentenced on September 16, 2002, to a total of 228 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release, $200 assessment, and $1,800 restitution.

James Rogers Prioleau: was charged on March 7, 2002, with distribution of cocaine base (crack). On June 1, 2002, he pled guilty and was sentenced on December 17, 2002, to 140 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release, $100 assessment, and $2,400 restitution.

Jack Earl Best: was charged on September 17, 2002, with one count of conspiracy to distribute cocaine; one count of distribution of cocaine; one count of possession with intent to distribute cocaine; and one count of maintaining a dwelling for the purpose of manufacturing and distributing. Arraignment is set for July 6, 2004. If convicted, he could face a sentence of 10 years to life imprisonment, $4,000,000 fine, 5 years supervised release, and $100 assessment.

Flavio Salgardo Alvarez: was charged on March 24, 2003, with possession with intent to distribute cocaine. He pled guilty on April 29, 2003, and was sentenced on August 5, 2003, to 60 months imprisonment, 4 years supervised release, and $100 assessment.

Nicandro Salgardo Alvarez: was charged on March 31, 2003, with possession with intent to distribute cocaine. He pled guilty on April 29, 2003, and was sentenced on August 5, 2003, to 57 months imprisonment, 4 years supervised release, $2,000 fine, and $100 assessment.

Kenneth Eugene Taylor: was charged along with Manuel M. Fajardo, on January 15, 2003, with one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; two counts of distribution; and one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. He pled guilty to the conspiracy count on April 29, 2003, and was sentenced on August 19, 2003, to 24 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release, $100 assessment, and $2,300 restitution.

Manuel Moreno Fajardo: co-defendant of Kenneth E. Taylor, was charged on January 15, 2003, with one count of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine; two counts of distribution, one count of possession with intent to distribute; one count of maintaining a dwelling for manufacturing and distributing methamphetamine; and one count of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense. He pled guilty to the conspiracy and firearms charges on May 27, 2003, and was sentenced to 180 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release, $200 assessment, and $2,300 restitution.

Marcus Kevin Best: was charged along with co-defendants Kenneth R. Sauls and Leonard Smith, Jr., on May 28, 2002, with one count of conspiracy to distribute cocaine base (crack) and one count of distribution of cocaine base (crack). On November 10, 2003, he pled guilty to the conspiracy charge and was sentenced on March 2, 2004, to 110 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release, $100 assessment, and $1,600 restitution.

Leonard Smith, Jr.: was charged along with co-defendants Marcus K. Best and Kenneth R. Sauls on May 28, 2002, with conspiracy to distribute cocaine base (crack) and distribution of cocaine base (crack). He pled guilty to the conspiracy charge on September 16, 2003, and was sentenced on December 17, 2002, to 196 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release, $100 assessment, and $1,600 restitution.

Randy Oliver: was charged on June 25, 2003, with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He pled guilty on September 20, 2003, and was sentenced on February 2, 2004, to 188 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release, $100 assessment, and $9,300 fine.

Daimon Rashawn Teachey: was charged on November 12, 2003, with two counts of distribution of cocaine base (crack); one count of possessing a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking offense; one count of possessing a firearm after being a convicted of a felony; and one count of possessing an unregistered NFA firearm. Arraignment is scheduled for May 10, 2004.

Lavarius Montrego Thompson: was charged on October 23, 2002, with conspiracy to distribute cocaine base (crack) and distribution of cocaine base (crack). He pled guilty to the conspiracy charge on February 18, 2003, and was sentenced on November 11, 2003, to 126 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release, and $100 assessment. On September 29, 2003, $2,317 in U.S. currency was forfeited.

Keydrick Earl Parker: was charged on March 26, 2002, with possession with intent to distribute cocaine base (crack). He pled guilty on August 5, 2002, and was sentenced on February 4, 2003, to 84 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release, and $100 assessment.

Germaine Montez Robinson: was charged on August 18, 2001, with two counts of distribution of cocaine base (crack). He pled guilty to one count on November 13, 2001, and was sentenced on February 20, 2002, to 168 months imprisonment, 5 years supervised release, $100 assessment, and $5,000 fine.

Corey Ramon Best: was charged on November 6, 2003, with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He pled guilty on April 5, 2004, and is scheduled for sentencing on July 6, 2004.

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