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Safe streets anti-gang task force shows results in new jersey’s monmouth and ocean counties



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April 26, 2011


 

TRENTON, N.J. – The conviction of Dowann Andrade, a/k/a “Red West” – who pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Anne E. Thompson in Trenton federal court to conspiring to distribute crack cocaine and being a felon in possession of a firearm – is part of the continuing work of the anti-gang Safe Streets Task Force, New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman, FBI Special Agent in Charge Michael B. Ward, Monmouth County Prosecutor Peter E. Warshaw Jr., and Ocean County Prosecutor Marlene Lynch Ford announced.

The Safe Streets Task Force was established in 2006 by the FBI, the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, and the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office to address the criminal activity of street gangs, specifically the Bloods, in New Jersey’s Monmouth and Ocean Counties. At that time, members of the Bloods in those counties were involved in several homicides, drive-by shootings, assaults, witness retaliation crimes and the distribution of crack cocaine.

The New Jersey U.S. Attorney’s Office has collaborated closely with the Safe Streets Task Force. The results of this initiative to date include the following narcotics cases in New Jersey’s Monmouth and Ocean Counties:

Monmouth County

Dowann Andrade, a/k/a “Red West,” 39, of Asbury Park, pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Anne E. Thompson to Counts One and Four of an Indictment charging him with conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and being a felon in possession of a firearm. Sentencing is scheduled for September 20, 2011.

Born Islam Rush, 25, of Freehold, pleaded guilty on December 7, 2009, to Count One of an Indictment charging him with conspiring to distribute crack cocaine. Rush was sentenced to 96 months in prison on January 24, 2011, by U.S. District Judge Garrett E. Brown Jr.

Marc Gill, 33, of Freehold, pleaded guilty on August 14, 2009, to Count Three of an Indictment charging him with distribution of crack cocaine. Gill was sentenced to 162 months in prison on May 14, 2010, by Judge Brown, who determined that Gill was a Career Offender.

Rayvon Thomas, 25, of Freehold, pleaded guilty on May 18, 2009, to Count Four of an Indictment charging him with distribution of crack cocaine. Thomas was sentenced to 63 months in prison on March 17, 2010, by Judge Brown.

Richard Reavey, 30, of Asbury Park, pleaded guilty on December 7, 2009, to conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine. On March 11, 2010, Reavey was sentenced to 60 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Joel A. Pisano.

Timothy Anderson, a/k/a “Pop,” 25, of Asbury Park, pleaded guilty on November 6, 2009, to an Indictment charging him with distribution of crack cocaine. Anderson was sentenced on March 8, 2010, to 70 months in prison by Judge Pisano. Judge Pisano ordered this sentence to run consecutive to a state sentence.

Brian Fitzpatrick, 26, of Freehold, pleaded guilty on May 13, 2009, to Count One of an Indictment charging him with conspiring to distribute crack cocaine. Fitzpatrick was sentenced to 24 months in prison on December 15, 2009, by Judge Brown.

Cory Gibson, a/k/a “YG,” a/k/a “GRB,” 22, of Asbury Park, pleaded guilty on April 2, 2009, to an Indictment charging him with distribution of crack cocaine. On September 28, 2009, U.S. District Judge Mary L. Cooper sentenced Gibson to 60 months in prison.

Darnell Powell, 23, of Freehold, pleaded guilty on May 14, 2009, to Count Five of an Indictment charging him with distribution of crack cocaine. Powell was sentenced by Judge Brown to 120 months in prison on September 21, 2009.

Eduardo Robles, 22, of Asbury Park, pleaded guilty on June 16, 2008, to Count Seven of an Indictment charging him with distribution of crack cocaine. Judge Cooper sentenced Robles to 70 months in prison on August 26, 2009.

Paul Harvin, 25, of Asbury Park, was indicted on two counts of distribution of crack cocaine in December 2008. Harvin pleaded guilty on May 6, 2009. On August 13, 2009, Judge Pisano sentenced Harvin to 60 months in prison to run consecutive to an unrelated state sentence.

Samuel Boynton, 31, of Asbury Park, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine on March 25, 2009. On July 1, 2009, Judge Pisano determined Boynton to be a Career Offender and sentenced him to 120 months in prison.

Terrance Ousley, a/k/a/ “Murk,” 23, of Asbury Park, pleaded guilty on February 13, 2009, to an Indictment charging him with distribution of crack cocaine. Ousley was sentenced on May 18, 2009, to 60 months in prison by Judge Brown.
Ronald Snerling, a/k/a “Homicide,” 25, of Asbury Park, pleaded guilty on September 3, 2008, to Count Two of an Indictment charging him with distribution of crack cocaine. On January 9, 2009, Snerling was sentenced by Judge Cooper to 60 months in prison.

Ahmad Irby, 30, of Asbury Park, pleaded guilty on July 24, 2008, to Count Three of an Indictment charging him with distribution of crack cocaine. On November 17, 2008, Judge Cooper determined Irby to be a Career Offender and sentenced him to 130 months in prison.

John Anderson, a/k/a “Stix,” 22, and Rashaan Davenport, a/k/a “Jigga,” 22, both of Asbury Park, pleaded guilty in June 2008 to conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine. On September 19, 2008, Judge Pisano sentenced Anderson and Davenport each to 60 months in prison.

On July 11, 2007, Rondell Hill, a/k/a “Blizz,” 26, of Lakewood, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine and was sentenced by Judge Wolfson on November 20, 2007, to 87 months in prison. His co-defendant, Albert King, 30, also of Lakewood, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine on November 20, 2007, and was sentenced by Judge Wolfson to 60 months in prison on March 26, 2008.

Ocean County

Gary Hairston, 30, of Lakewood, pleaded guilty on November 20, 2008, to Count Three of an Indictment charging him with distribution of crack cocaine. Hairston was sentenced on April 28, 2009, to 54 months in prison by Judge Wolfson.

Gregory Jones, 30, of Lakewood, pleaded guilty on January 18, 2008, to Count Two of an Indictment charging him with distribution of crack cocaine. The court determined Jones to be a Career Offender and was sentenced on May 12, 2008, to 210 months in prison by Judge Brown, who ordered that the 210-month sentence run consecutive to Jones’ unrelated state sentence.

Jerry Dorsey, a/k/a “JD,” 25, of Lakewood, pleaded guilty on October 31, 2007, to an indictment charging him with distribution of crack cocaine, and was sentenced on February 20, 2008, to 60 months in prison by Judge Brown.

Michael Stallworth, a/k/a “Ski,” 23, of Lakewood, was indicted for distribution of crack cocaine in May 2007 and was convicted of the offense on August 2, 2007, after a jury trial. Stallworth was determined to be a Career Offender and was sentenced to 195 months in prison by Judge Brown on November 8, 2007.

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U.S. Attorney Fishman praised the work of the FBI, under the direction of Special Agent in Charge Michael B. Ward; the Monmouth County Prosecutor’s Office, under the direction of Peter E. Warshaw Jr.; and the Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office, under the direction of Marlene Lynch Ford, in using the Safe Streets Task force to address gang violence in New Jersey.

The government is represented by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Peter Katz and Jennifer Davenport of the U.S. Attorney’s Office Criminal Division in Trenton.
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