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drug dealer receives federal prison term

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 14, 2012

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that in federal court today United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle sentenced WILLIE ANDREW CONGLETON, JR., 47, of Robersonville, North Carolina, to 100 months imprisonment followed by three years supervised release. 

On June 15, 2011, a Federal Grand Jury returned a Criminal Indictment.  On September 29, 2011, CONGLETON, pled guilty to distributing a quantity of cocaine.

It was learned from the the investigation, that CONGLETON was involved in the distribution of illegal drugs from 2003 to 2010.  In July, 2010, and August, 2010, two controlled purchases were made from CONGLETON.  On October 15, 2010, a search of CONGLETON’s residence was performed, during which illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, a firearm and property stolen from a church  were discovered.  Further investigation revealed that CONGLETON sold more than 800 grams of cocaine and more than 70 grams of crack cocaine from 2007 to 2010. 

Investigation of this case was conducted by the Martin County Sheriff’s Office; the Williamston Police Department; the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive; and the North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement Agency. 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.

 

 

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