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Three Virginia Beach Men Sentenced for Cocaine Deal at Krispy Kreme

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 3, 2010

NORFOLK, Va. –Ladarin Twaine Overton, 31, of Virginia Beach, Va., was sentenced today in Norfolk federal court for cocaine trafficking in Virginia Beach.  Co-defendants Cyntenious Lamont Morris, 36, Donte Jermel Davis, 30, also of Virginia Beach, were sentenced yesterday on the same charges.  Morris was sentenced to 12 years and nine months in prison, Davis was sentenced to six years in prison, and Overton was sentenced to five years in prison.  Neil H. MacBride, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, made the announcement after the last defendant was sentenced by United States District Judge Jerome B. Friedman. 

In the statement of facts filed with the plea agreements, all three admitted to conducting a cocaine deal at the Krispy Kreme Donut Shop in Virginia Beach.   The Special Investigation Unit of the Virginia Beach Police Department recovered over $30,000 in currency and a half-kilogram of cocaine during stops of the vehicles and searches of residences tied to the defendants.

This case was investigated by the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Virginia Beach Police Department.  Assistant U.S. Attorney Kevin M. Comstock prosecuted the case on behalf of the United States.

A copy of this press release may be found on the website of the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Virginia at http://www.usdoj.gov/usao/vae. Related court documents and information may be found on the website of the District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia at http://www.vaed.uscourts.gov or on http://pacer.uspci.uscourts.gov.

 

 

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