FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
WEDNESDAY - February 8, 2012
DRUG DEALER RECEIVES FEDERAL PRISON TERM
RALEIGH - United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that in federal court yesterday Chief United States District Judge James C. Dever III, sentenced MCKINLEY FOGG, 30, of Kinston, North Carolina, to 132 months imprisonment followed by five years supervised release.
On February 17, 2011, a Criminal Information was filed charging FOGG with conspiring to distribute and possessing with the intent to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine and a quantity of marijuana. On April 11, 2011, FOGG pled guilty to the charge.
According to the investigation, FOGG came to the attention of law enforcement after information was received regarding his illegal drug sales in the Pitt County area. In April, 2010, a reverse cocaine deal was arranged whereby FOGG and his codefendant agreed to purchase four kilograms of cocaine from a government agent. FOGG was arrested when he arrived to purchase the cocaine. The investigation continued and in October, 2010, further information was received regarding FOGG’s drug activities. It was learned that FOGG conspired to distribte a total of approximately 13 kilograms of cocaine from 2009 to 2010.
Investigation of this case was conducted by the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Greenville Police Department’s Narcotics Task Force, the Pitt County Sheriff’s Office, the Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office, and the Goldsboro Police Department. Special Assistant United States Attorney Glenn Perry was the assigned Prosecutor.Mr. Perry is a prosecutor with the Pitt County District Attorney’s Office.District Attorney Clark Everett has assigned him to the United States Attorney’s Office to prosecute federal Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force criminal matters.This has been made possible by a grant funded by the Governor’s Crime Commission.