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fayetteville man sentenced for drug trafficking

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 12, 2013

GREENVILLE - United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that in federal court Wednesday, United States District Judge Malcolm J. Howard sentenced JARVIS MCCOY, 35, of Fayetteville, North Carolina to 264 months imprisonment followed by 5 years supervised release. 

A Federal Grand Jury returned a Criminal Indictment on May 1, 2012.  On October 16, 2012, MCCOY pleaded guilty to Conspiracy to Distribute and Possess with the Intent to Distribute 280 Grams or More of Cocaine Base (Crack), in violation of Title 21 United States Code, Section 846.

According to the evidence presented in Court, on August 11, 2010, MCCOY sold a small amount of crack cocaine to a confidential informant.  On August 19, 2010, MCCOY again sold crack cocaine to a confidential informant.  On September 8, 2010, after a third sale of crack cocaine to an informant, law enforcement conducted a traffic stop of MCCOY’s vehicle where they located approximately 30 grams of crack cocaine.  A search of MCCOY’s residence led to the seizure of an additional 231 grams of crack cocaine.  In September 2011, upon execution of a search warrant, law enforcement located another 44.87 grams of cocaine base attributed to MCCOY.  Finally, upon execution of another search warrant on January 5, 2012, 10.7 grams of crack cocaine was recovered.  All told, MCCOY was held responsible for conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute over 1 kilogram of crack cocaine and over 100 grams of cocaine. 

Investigation of this case was conducted by the Fayetteville Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.  Assistant United States Attorney Rudy E. Renfer prosecuted the case for the government.

 

 

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