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drug trafficker trio sentenced in federal court

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2013

RALEIGH - United States Attorney Thomas G. Walker announced that in federal court yesterday, United States District Judge Terrence W. Boyle sentenced ALMONMONICK BULLOCK, 37, of Henderson, North Carolina, ANGELA WILKERSON, 37, of Raleigh, North Carolina, and PATRICK COOPER, 39, of Kittrell, North Carolina, for their respective roles in a heroin trafficking conspiracy.  BULLOCK was sentenced to 96 months imprisonment followed by 3 years of supervised release.  WILKERSON was sentenced to 70 months imprisonment followed by 5 years supervised release.  COOPER was sentenced to 63 months imprisonment followed by 3 years of supervised release. 

A Federal Grand Jury returned a Criminal Indictment on September 25, 2012, charging BULLOCK, WILKERSON, and COOPER with conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute more than 1 kilogram of heroin.  On December 13, 2012, BULLOCK and WILKERSON pleaded guilty to the charge in the indictment while COOPER pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute a quantity of heroin. 

According to the evidence presented in Court, WILKERSON and BULLOCK would make trips to New Jersey to pick up large quantities of heroin to bring back to Vance County in North Carolina for re-distribution.  COOPER used his residence to store and package some of the heroin while BULLOCK and WILKERSON were responsible for re-distributing the heroin in Vance and Wake counties.  All told, the conspiracy was responsible for trafficking more than 1 kilogram of heroin in the Eastern District of North Carolina.

Investigation of this case was conducted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Henderson Police Department, the Raleigh Police Department and the Maryland State Police.  Assistant United States Attorney, Rudy E. Renfer, represented the United States in this matter. 

 

 

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