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TUESDAY - April 5, 2011

HARNETT COUNTY COCAINE DEALER SENTENCED

RALEIGH - United States Attorney George E.B. Holding announced that in federal court today TREVER MAURICE WYNN, 20, of Erwin, North Carolina, was sentenced by Senior United States District Judge W. Earl Britt for his role in a crack cocaine trafficking conspiracy. WYNN was sentenced to 54 months’ imprisonment followed by five years of supervised release.

A Criminal Information was filed on October 27, 2010, charging WYNN with conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute 50 grams or more of cocaine base (crack), in violation of Title 21, United States Code, Section 846. WYNN pled guilty to the charge on January 5, 2011.

This case arose out of an investigation into drug trafficking activity in Harnett County, North Carolina. Among the various targets identified was WYNN. According to the Criminal Complaint, from April, 2009, to May, 2009, two controlled buys were arranged through a third-party in which WYNN sold varying amounts of crack cocaine. In March, 2010, a search warrant was executed at a residence in Erwin, North Carolina. The search revealed crack cocaine next to a vehicle where WYNN was located and in a shed located on the property. WYNN was immediately taken into custody following the search.

Investigation of this case was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, in conjunction with the Harnett County Sheriff’s Office.

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