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raleigh drug dealer sentenced

November 6, 2012

Raleigh - United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that in federal court yesterday United States District Terrence W. Boyle sentenced a defendant in a drug trafficking crime.  TREMAYNE S. GOSS, 25, of Grifton, North Carolina received 84 months imprisonment followed by 5 years supervised release. 

A Federal Grand Jury returned a Criminal Indictment on May 8, 2012, charging GOSS with violations of federal narcotics laws.  GOSS entered a guilty plea on July 26, 2012, to possession with the intent to distribute a quantity of cocaine and a quantity of cocaine base (crack).

According to evidence presented in Court, on January 19, 2012 GOSS possessed 16.7 grams of cocaine and 10.5 grams of cocaine base crack.  On March 22, 2012, GOSS again possessed a quantity of cocaine. Upon further investigation, it was learned that GOSS was responsible for selling over 1.5 kilograms of cocaine.

Investigation of this case was conducted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation - Raleigh Resident Office, and the Raleigh Police Department.

The federal prosecution was handled by Special Assistant United States Attorney Shawn Evans.  Mr. Evans is a prosecutor with the Wake County District Attorney’s Office.  District Attorney Colon Willoughby has assigned Mr. Evans to the United States Attorney’s Office to prosecute federal Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force criminal matters.  This assignment to the United States Attorney’s Office has been made possible by grants funded by the Governor’s Crime Commission.



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